Bashkir prosecutor sentenced to prison for killing judge while hunting
Dinar Shakirov has been found guilty of causing death by negligence.
The Krasnokamsk inter-district court of Bashkortostan has sentenced Dinar Shakirov, former prosecutor of the Mechetlinsky district, to eight months of imprisonment for killing a judge while hunting, Mediazona was told in court. The decision was made on April 26, but it has not emerged until May 16.
The court found the former prosecutor guilty under part 1 of Art. 109 of the Criminal Code (Causing Death by Negligence). The court also partially granted the civil suit of the victim’s relatives obliging the defendant to pay 1.5 million rubles in damages.
As previously reported, the murder was committed in the village of Azikeevo in mid-November. Excerpts from certain documents posted by the Telegram Channel "Police Ombudsman" listed those who were hunting together that day: chief guard of the fire department Fakhretdinov, Mechetlinsky prosecutor Dinar Shakirov and Belokataysk court judge Azat Shakirov. All of them were carrying Saiga carbines.
When the hunters spotted roe deer, the prosecutor proposed to go round the small forest while he would be driving the animals towards his fellow hunters. As the fireman and the judge were waiting for the roe deer on the spot, they heard a shot, and Judge Shakirov fell onto the car seat with a neck wound; he died in hospital.
In 2018, the official became a founder of a fund that deals with shooting and entrapment of wild animals in a hunting sector he supervises. With that, the official did not report about it to his senior executives.