Moscow Regional Court: Members of GTA gang took their convoys hostage
Representatives of the court told details of the resonant firefight.
Five defendants, members of GTA gang, tried to take convoys, who accompanied them from a hearing in the Moscow Regional Court, hostage. The incident occurred in the elevator when five defendants and two escorts were inside. It is said in the statement of the court published on its website.
The defendants attacked two police officers, taking their service weapon, and took the guards hostage. They entered the courtroom together with the escorts, where they opened a firefight with police officers and the Federal Guard Service. Law enforcement authorities blocked defendants' way.
“Trying to escape the criminals opened a fire for effect,” it is said in the statement of the court.
It is specified that the Federal Guard Service’s employee and two police officers suffered in the firefight. Three members of the gang - Abdumukim Mamadchonov, Mirzomavlon Mirzosharipov, and Holik Subkhanov were liquidated. Two were wounded and neutralized: Fazlitdin Hasanov and Zafardjon.
Earlier the CrimeRussia wrote that the Ministry of Internal Affairs is conducting a check upon the fact of the incident.
The Lieutenant of the police resisted the officers of the Interior Ministry Bureau for Internal Affairs, who tried to take him to the investigator. Then he was joined by a colleague in the Captain's rank.
According to the source, charges against the FSB officers in the high treason case with classified files are directly related to a series of arrested Russians suspected of cyber crimes all over the world.