Сase of Khachaturyan sisters who killed their father transferred to Investigative Committee HQ
The case was transferred to the HQ of the ICR for "the most complete and objective investigation."
The Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee joined the investigation of the case against three sisters accused of the murder of their father Mikhail Khachaturyan, according to the website of the Ministry.
The press release stresses that the case was transferred to the ICR HQ for "the most complete and objective investigation" after the special order of Chairman of the department Alexander Bastrykin.
"The investigation will also find out whether unlawful acts were committed against the girls," the department writes.
The body of Khachaturyan with multiple stab wounds in the neck and chest was found on July 27 at the entrance of the apartment building in Moscow. The ICR initiated a case over Murder on preliminary conspiracy (item (f), part 2 of Article 105 of the Criminal Code).
Three sisters, Maria, Angelina, and Kristina, 17, 18 and 19 years old respectively, confessed to the murder of his father. On August 2 the Ostankino court arrested them.
The girls told Ivan Melnikov, a member of the Moscow Public Monitoring Commission, that his father regularly beat them, humiliated, threatened to kill, and also prevented them from leaving their homes for school. All hearings on the arrest and its prolongation were held in closed session. One of the grounds for the closed process was the disclosure of information "degrading honor and dignity."