Shooting in Moscow Regional Court: member of GTA gang wounded three guards
The officers of the escort duty are hospitalized.
As a result of shooting at the Moscow Regional Court, three officers of the escort duty were injured. It is known that among the wounded there is a woman. They were urgently hospitalized.
According to preliminary data, one of the members of the GTA gang attacked the convoy. Today the court held a regular hearing on the case of the bloody organized crime group. As reported by MK, the attack took place in the elevator on the fourth floor of the Moscow Regional Court building. The defendant tried to strangle one of the convoy.
According to lawyer Sofya Rubasskaya, who was at the time in the courthouse, at least 20 shots were heard.
"There was a gunfight in the Moscow Regional Court, employees were wounded, I saw a wounded woman bailiff," RIA Novosti quotes her. It is also reported that the defendant tried to strangle one of the convoy.
Court spokesman Natalia Osipova told Interfax that all people were evacuated from the courthouse. Osipova refused to disclose additional details about the incident.
Recall, the so-called gang GTA is accused of killing 17 people, committed in 2012-2014 in Moscow, Moscow and Kaluga regions. Participants of the group attacked drivers on the Moscow region’s highways. Initially it was reported that no money and valuables were stolen from cars, but the investigation alleges that the crimes were committed for mercenary motives.
Leader of the group Ibaidullo Subhanu (referred by name of Rustam Usmanov) was killed during the arrest. Nine members of the organized crime group are behind bars. All the accused are natives of Tajikistan. The trial of gang's case began in the Moscow Regional Court in August 2016.
Three officers of the Moscow FSB office, detained in June 2017, are defendants in the criminal case heard by the Moscow Garrison Military Court along with the retired MIA Major-General Viktor Trutnev. The official prosecution asked 7 and eight years’ imprisonment for them.
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