All detained on suspicion of participating in St. Petersburg terrorist attack placed into custody
Six defendants in the case were arrested by court of the Northern Capital, measure of restraint for two of them was established by Basmanny Court in Moscow.
All eight detainees on suspicion of participation in terrorist attack in the subway of St. Petersburg are placed into custody. The press service of the Investigative Committee of Russia reports about it. As the department emphasizes, investigation of criminal case continues.
“Today according to the petition of the investigation, the court chose as a measure of restraint detention concerning eight earlier detained persons: Seyfulla Hakimov, Ibragibzhon Ermatov, Dilmurod Muidinov, Bakhram Ergashev, Azamzhon Makhmudov, Makhamadyusuf Mirzaalimov, Shokhista Karimova and Sodik Ortikov”, - it is said in the message of IC.
It is noted that during searches in the places of residence of the called persons, explosive device identical to the one found on Vosstaniya Square station of the St. Petersburg subway, firearms and ammunition were withdrawn.
In the nearest future the investigation intends to establish degree of participation in terrorist attack of each of detainees.
14 people became the victims of terrorist attack, more than 60 were injured. After terrorist attack all stations of the St. Petersburg subway were closed, and security officers found one more, more powerful explosive device at the Vosstaniya Square metro station. Bombs of this kind are more typical for Middle Eastern Islamists, than for the North Caucasian bandit underground, the experts who studied SVU photo told RBC.
Detention of alleged accomplices of the St. Petersburg terrorist attack in Moscow and St. Petersburg was reported in the evening on Thursday, April 6 by ICR. In the houses of the probable terrorists firearms, ammunition and the explosive device identical to the one found at Vosstaniya Square were withdrawn. Earlier search at Dzhalilov’s house was conducted. Investigators found in the apartment materials (an adhesive tape, a foil and others) which, presumably, were used for production of a bomb.
Viktor Zakharchenko, who is accused of embezzlement of 4 million rubles (~70.000 USD) from the funds of the bank Moskovskoye Ipotechnoye Agentstvo (Moscow Mortgage Agency), was placed under house arrest.
Officer of the FSB in Moscow and the region Pyotr Koryugin participated in the extortion of 2 million rubles ($34.800) from an Azerbaijani citizen, and he warned a drug dealer about a forthcoming search for 300.000 rubles ($5200).