Russian shoots friend for kicking his dog
The friends drank alcohol while fishing.
In the Kemerovo Region, a previously convicted 46-year-old resident of Belovo lost his life for kicking a friend’s dog. The dog’s owner quarreled with the friend, grabbed a hunting rifle and fired several times. The wounded man died at the scene, the press service of the regional ICR reported.
Local residents found the body was found on September 8 in the Tashtagol District. Investigators found out that the man disappeared after he went fishing with two friends. Soon they were detained. A 41-year-old resident of Novokuznetsk, previously convicted, confessed to the murder; the investigation charged him and forwarded the criminal case to the court.
As the accused claims, before the quarrel he and his friends drank alcoholic beverages. The resident of Novokuznetsk showed the investigators a garage in which he parked the victim’s car and where he left his gun.
The Investigations Directorate in the Leningrad Region of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (ICR) is going through turbulent times. After an unexpected replacement of the supreme command, the winds of change started blowing. Colonel of justice Pavel Vymenets, the new acting head of the agency, launched personnel reshuffles. According to sources, all means are used to purge the ranks from corrupt officers, including collection of compromising materials and denunciations.