Postgraduate student of Moscow State University detained on suspicion of making explosives disappears
Only a day later, the investigator told the lawyer that the anarchist suspected of producing explosives was in the Balashikha temporary detention facility.
Azat Miftakhov, a postgraduate student at the Moscow State University Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, who was detained on February 1 in Balashikha on suspicion of making explosives, disappeared, his lawyer Svetlana Sidorkina said.
According to her, the police detained Miftakhov together with Daniil Galkin, who was released after questioning, but the location of her client is still not known.
It is known that the investigator of the Balashikha MIA Directorate interrogated Miftakhov about the manufacture of explosives, but, according to her, after questioning she released him, however, relatives did not know for a long time about Miftakhov's whereabouts.
Sidorkina appealed on this matter to the Balashikha prosecutor’s office, the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, assuming that the graduate student was still detained. However, on the evening of February 2, according to Sidorkina, the investigator informed her that Azat Miftakhov, a postgraduate student of Moscow State University, was in the Balashikha temporary detention facility, but he was only detained at 7 pm. However, Miftahov could not be found for the whole day before that.
According to the investigator, investigating proceedings should be carried out with Miftakhov this morning.
According to Interfax, the detention of Miftakhov is connected with the investigation of a criminal case on the discovery of an unexploded homemade bomb in Balashikha on January 11. It was reported that a postgraduate student who is a member of the anarchist organization People’s Self-Defense is suspected of producing explosives right in the dorm room in the main building of Moscow State University on the Lenin Hills. During the search, traces of explosives were found, as well as an army uniform, several communication devices and anarchist literature.