Siloviki detained murderer of Moscow lawyer
The investigators managed to escape the suspect's trail a month after the crime. The detainee was brought to the interrogation at the moment, nothing has been reported about his motives yet.
The alleged murderer of Moscow lawyer Natalya Vavilina was detained this morning, May 29, by officers of the Moscow Criminal Investigation Department and the Moscow ICR Central Board.
According to investigators, 42-year-old Marat Yanbukhtin is under suspicion. At the moment he is brought to the department for interrogation. As a result of the investigative actions, the man will be charged with the previously initiated criminal case under the articles Murder (part 1 of Article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) and Illegal Arms Trafficking (part 1 of Article 222 of the Criminal Code).
As the CrimeRussia previously reported, the chairman of the Moscow bar association Delphi, 40-year-old Natalya Vavilina was shot dead on April 26 in the entrance of her house on Altufevskoe highway. An unknown man twice shot a lawyer from a firearm, and then disappeared. Vavilina died from the received wounds on the spot. The killer was caught by the video surveillance camera, installed at theentrance to the entrance.
The representative of the capital's Investigative Committee Central Board, Yulia Ivanova, then reported that the investigators were considering various versions of the crime committed, including those related to the professional activities of the deceased. Meanwhile, colleagues of the lawyer stated that the woman was not threatened and she was not engaged in dangerous criminal cases. It is known that Vavilina participated in the consideration of civil cases related to property disputes. Despite the testimony of colleagues, the investigators did not exclude the possibility that a client, who was dissatisfied with the outcome of any proceedings, could kill the woman.
The prosecutors want the former Russian Federation Council member to go to prison for 14 years instead of 9 and pay a 500-million-ruble ($8.8 million) fine instead of 70 million rubles ($1.2 million).