ICR: St. Petersburg terrorist’s alleged accomplices detained
There were found elements of explosives at Jalilov’s alleged accomplices.
Investigators detained familiars of suspect in the St. Petersburg metro terrorist attack Akbarzhon Jalilov. It is not specified how many people were detained, but all of them are Central Asia citizens.
The department added that the at place of residence "there were found items that are important for the investigation."
The ICR did not comment on the statement of Nevsky district Head Konstantin Serov that a bomb was detonated in one of the houses of the city. The source of Interfax stated that there were found elements of explosives at Jalilov’s alleged accomplices.
Sources of RBC, in turn, said that at the apartment there were found only "items that can be used to create a bomb."
On the morning of April 6, law enforcement agencies stormed an apartment in building No 22 on Tovarishesky Avenue in St. Petersburg. Eyewitnesses said that three men were taken out of the apartment in handcuffs.
There was a terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro on April 3. According to the investigation, a suicide bomber, Jalilov, blew himself up in a train car. 14 people were killed and over 50 injured.
In mid-July, thief in law Vitya Pan, as well as his accomplices Evgeny Titov aka Tit and Yaroslav Sokolov (aka Yarik) were declared federally wanted. Depending on their role in the commission of the crime, the defendants are suspected of creation of a crime community and participation therein (parts 1 and 2 of Art. 210 of the Russian Criminal Code), as well as of kidnapping and tortures.
The Caucasus native, who had allegedly killed the 32-year-old athlete, has been identified. It is known that he was professionally engaged in martial arts, and posted videos of his training on the Internet.