$8500-reward for any information about World Champion Andrey Drachev's killer
The Ministry of Internal Affairs guaranteed anonymity and confidentiality to the applicants.
The Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in the Khabarovsk region has announced a reward for those who will report the whereabouts of the suspect in the murder of World Champion in Powerlifting Andrey Drachev.
"For information that contributed to the detention of Anar Aliyar ogly Allakhveranov, born in 1992, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia guarantees a reward of 500 thousand rubles ($8500)," the Ministry stated.
Law enforcers guarantee anonymity and confidentiality to those who apply.
Recall, on the eve the Investigation Department of the ICR in the Khabarovsk region re-qualified the criminal case to item (i), part 2 of Art. 105 of the Criminal Code (Murder committed from hooligan motives) "in connection with the new circumstances of the investigation of the case". According to this article, suspect in the murder of Drachev Anar Allakhveranov can be jailed for 20 years or for life. Earlier, immediately after the incident, the investigators initiated a case under part 4 of Art. 111 of the Criminal Code (Deliberate Infliction of Grievous Bodily Harm, resulting in the death of the victim through negligence), which provides for punishment of up to 15 years of imprisonment.
Also, the regional ICR specified that suspect Allakhveranov was declared federally wanted. Currently, the Interior Ministry in the Far Eastern Federal District are taking measures to establish his location and detention.
As the CrimeRussia previously reported, 32-year-old World and European Champion in Powerlifting Andrey Drachev was killed on the morning of August 20 during a fight with 25-year-old Allakhveranov near a cafe in the center of Khabarovsk. After inflicting several deadly blows on the athlete, the suspect disappeared from the crime scene.
August 24 there will be a civil funeral for tragically deceased Andrei Drachev in the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral of Khabarovsk. The World and European Champion in Powerlifting will be buried at the central city cemetery.
"It was a targeted killing": ICR checks powerlifter Drachev's murderer for involvement in other crimes
The investigation into the high-profile murder of the world champion is ongoing. Given the reputation and family ties of Anar Allakhveranov, whose elder brother is serving a sentence for a similar crime on the grounds of extortion, new episodes may emerge in the case. The family of Andrey Drachev and his lawyers are positive – the killing was no accident.