Brothers who killed nationalist mobsters Yeti and Zorg detained in Moscow
Another person allegedly involved in the murder of the gang members had been arrested last December.
Moscow Investigative Committee has reported detention of two suspects in the murder of four members of the organized crime group engaged in raids and extortions. This was a high-profile homicide of Alexander Shakirov (aka Zorg), Ivan Smirnov (aka Yeti), and Kirill and Alexander Kuzmin, all Demushkin’s nationalist friends.
The investigators do not name the detainees officially, but say that the suspected men are aged 51 and 55 years. Apparently, they are the brothers Alexey and Andrey Shorokhov. Earlier, they had been put on the federal wanted list on suspicion of killing gangsters.
"During the interrogation, the defendants did not admit any wrongdoings and refused to testify. They may be imprisoned soon," the ICR said in a statement.
As a reminder, in December 2016, the siloviki detained another suspect, Leonid Sapilnyak, 44. Sapilnyak, unlike his friends, fully admitted his guilt and gave testimony about the circumstances of the crimes he had committed.
As the CrimeRussia wrote previously, Demushkin's nationalist friends had been murdered in February 2014 in the village of Rodniki, Ramensky district. On February 18, the nationalists were going to have a meeting with a rival gang, but their opponents had no desire to negotiate: they decided to simply eliminate the competition.
Demushkin's comrades-in-arms were shot with a Kalashnikov assault rifle near the railway station. Three of them died on the spot, and the fourth one died in the hospital. The murderers fled in an Audi.
Place of murder
Investigative authorities of the Moscow region opened a criminal case under item (a), part 2 of Art. 105 of the Criminal Code (Murder of two or more persons) and part 1 of Art. 222 (Illegal Arms Trafficking).
There is another suspect on the wanted list: Alexander, the older brother of Alexey and Andrey Shorokhov.
A large-scale purge of thieves in law, which started shortly after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s coming to power, continues in Armenia. After receiving threats of arrests, thieves were taken in custody for carrying weapons and drugs.
However, the thief, who is currently dividing the spheres of influence in Ukraine’s Odessa region with Antimoz Kukhilava through his representatives, has been sentenced in absentia. Mindiya Goradze is not in Georgia at the moment.