Nemtsov’s murder case: ICR Deputy Head to be questioned

Nemtsov’s murder case: ICR Deputy Head to be questioned
Boris Nemtsov

The Major-General Igor Krasnov will appear in the court as the first Head of the investigative group in the Nemtsov’s murder case

The Deputy Head of the ICR, the Major-General of Justice Igor Krasnov will compear in the Moscow District Military Court as the first Head of the investigative group in the case of the Nemtsov murder, Interfax reported. Thus, the court granted the petition of the lawyer Tsakaev. Earlier, the defender asked to call a senior investigator in court in connection with the fact that there is no information about the holding an shells' inspection in the report, although there are results of it.

According to the defense version, data of shells' inspection is fabricated for the purpose of belonging to their clients evidences’ forgery. Previously, investigators have reported that the marking of found shells coincided with the marking of ammunition found during searches in the Malkobek village in the house of accused of killing Zaur Dadaev’s mother.

At the moment, five defendants in the case: Zaur Dadaev, brothers Anzor and Shadid Gubashevs, Temirlan Eskerhanov and Khamzat Bahaev are accused of committing crimes under items (g, h), part 2 of Art. 105 of the Criminal Code (Murder committed by an organized group, self-employed), and part 3 of Art. 222 of the Criminal Code (Trafficking in Arms, made by a group of persons). The Military Court will make a verdict, as Zaur Dadaev served in the battalion Sever in the MIA at the time of the murder. All the accused deny their guilt.

The famous politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in the Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge at night February 27, 2015.

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