Moscow Credit Bank’s invader is connected to another robbery
Earlier the Investigative Committee has already announced a possible connection of Aleksey Ukhin to a March attack on the Moscow Credit Bank (MCB).
The Investigative Committee (IC) confirmed connection of Aleksey Ukhin, who seized hostages in a department of the MCB, to another robbery. It happened on 26 March 2016 in the west of Moscow, in the office of the same bank located on 1812 goda Street. Ukhin dressed in a black jacket with a hood was threatening the staff of the bank with a gun and demanded from office’ cashier to give him money. During the assault 209 thousand rubles were stolen.
Earlier, IC has already announced a possible connection of Aleksey Ukhin to a March attack on the bank. Now, the evidences were obtained on basis of a phonoscope examination’s result and videos from the surveillance cameras.
It should be recalled that the criminal case over taking hostages was initiated under art. 206 para. 2 subpara. «g» of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (taking of hostages with a use of weapons or the objects used as a weapon). On May 18, 2016 Alexay Ukhin came into the bank’s office at the Pervomayskaya Street in Moscow, took 7 hostages and demanded to be given 4,7 million rubles and 13 thousands euros. The robber had in possession a gun and, as it occurred later, a model of an explosive device. During the special operation, a;; withheld people were released and the assaulter, who threatened to blow the building up, was killed by special forces.
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