Ingushetia's Interior Minister relinquishes following Magas protests

Ingushetia's Interior Minister relinquishes following Magas protests
Ingushetia's Interior Minister Dmitry Kava

Earlier it was reported that Dmitry Kava, 50, went on vacation with the subsequent transfer to another position.

Ingushetia’s Interior Minister Dmitry Kava filed a letter of resignation, Interfax reports, citing sources in the security agencies of the North Caucasus. According to the source, the Minister, 50, relinquishes due to protests in Magas.

Earlier, Ingush Telegram channel FortangaORG informed that Kava went on vacation with the subsequent transfer to another position. The same was reported by Kommersant's sources close to the law enforcement agencies. According to the interlocutors of the publication, the Ingush police "prevented the lawful imposing of order."

March 29, it was reported that 17 employees of the Ingush Ministry of Internal Affairs, who, during the dispersal of the rally in Magas, intervened in the actions of security officials from other regions, although they were ordered not to participate in the dispersal, were fired. A colleague of those dismissed told Mediazona that the Ingush police officers had tried to save their counterparts from other regions from the crowd of protesters.

The clashes between protesters and employees of Rosgvardia in Magas occurred on March 27 during a rally caused by the signing of an agreement on new borders between the republics by the heads of Chechnya and Ingushetia.

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