Millionaire Dzhabrailov’s shooting at hotel near Kremlin costs $8400
The businessman and ex-Senator from Chechnya is found guilty of hooliganism.
The Tverskoy District Court of Moscow appointed businessman and ex-Senator from the Chechen Republic Umar Dzhabrailov a fine of 500 thousand rubles ($8400) for shooting at the Four Seasons Hotel, located next to the Kremlin. Mediazona reports this. Dzhabrailov was accused of Hooliganism with the use of weapons (part 1 of Article 213 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
Judge Yelena Yermakova also decided to dispose the award pistol Yarygin, from which he shot in the hotel room, and transfer it to the internal affairs bodies together with the ammo. Dzhabrailov said that he was "more than" satisfied with the verdict.
The Prosecutor's Office demanded that Dzhabrailov be sentenced to two years suspended with a probation period of two years. According to the prosecution, the actions of the businessman expressed "obvious disrespect to the society". Dzhabrailov's lawyer, in turn, asked for a fine, as the defendant apologized to the hotel staff and management and reimbursed the damage. In addition, the defense noted that Dzhabrailov is a patron and public figure. The ex-Senator admitted his guilt, but asked, "not to envenom his life."
In the evening of August 29, Umar Dzhabrailov twice shot from the award pistol Yarygin in the ceiling of the Four Seasons hotel room. The reason for the shooting was discontent with the delivery of food. After the shots in the room, Dzhabrailov came out with a gun to the hotel lobby, where he "once again shot at the ceiling". He returned to the room, where the police detained him.
The investigation established that at the time of the shooting Dzhabrailov was drugged. On October 26, the magistrate court fined the ex-Senator for using the drug.