8 suspects in St. Petersburg terrorist attack named
Within the operational actions law enforcement authorities carried out more than 50 searches and found one more explosive device.
The Investigative Committee of Russia told the names of eight suspects detained within the operational actions on the case of terrorist attack in the St. Petersburg metro.
“Seyfulla Hakimov, Ibragibzhon Ermatov, Dilmurod Muidinov, Bakhram Ergashev, Azamzhon Makhmudov, Makhamadyusuf Mirzaalimov, Shokhista Karimova and Sodik Ortikov were detained”, it is said in the message. As the department marks, two were detained in Moscow, six — in St. Petersburg.
Earlier, the information appeared in media, telling that the ICR carried out searches in more than 50 houses of St. Petersburg within the investigation. Moreover, according to Life, one more explosive device was found in one of the places of residence of detainees.
In turn, RBC specifies that legal investigation of smuggling and organization of criminal community became the reason of searches. The Federal Security Service researches deliveries of not declared goods through the ports of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region. Chief of the regional Government press service Dmitry Kochetkov confirmed information, marking that he is not ready “to comment on connection of these actions with specific criminal cases and … the results achieved during these actions”.
In the morning on April 6 law enforcement agencies took storm the apartment in the house 22 on Tovarishchesky Avenue in St. Petersburg. Eyewitnesses told three men were brought out of the apartment in handcuffs.
On April 3 terrorist attack happened in St. Petersburg metro. According to the investigators, Jalilov undermined himself. He died from explosion,13 more people were killed, more than 50 were wounded.