Arrest of 7 defendants in case over massacre on Khovanskoe cemetery prolonged
About 200 people were involved in the fight.
The Moscow City Court prolonged arrest to seven defendants in the case over massacre on Khovanskoe cemetery in Moscow on May 2016. In particular, head of territorial office No. 3 of State Budgetary Institution Ritual Yury Chabuev and also Boris Rudakov, Vyacheslav Serov, A.A. Hadzhikhanov, Zelimkhan Hamzatkhanov, Lechi Yakhyaev and Elikhan Yakhyaev will remain in the pre-trial detention center until December 14, RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of court reports.
To recall, about 200 people participated in the mass fight. Three died, 112 were detained. According to investigators, the conflict happened because of the fight for the territory of service at the cemetery.
Chabuev is accused of the murder of two and more persons committed by a group by the previous concert. The head of territorial state budgetary institution of office No. 3 does not admit his guilt, noting that in the circumstances he “acted for the benefit of Muscovites”, in all available ways trying to stop the conflict.