St. Petersburg: athlete who robbed ATM five years ago detained
The loot of the criminal and his co-defendants became 4 million rubles ($70.000).
In St. Petersburg previously convicted 32-year-old man was detained upon the case of a ATM robbery five years ago.
According to the investigation, in 2012, on one of November nights, the suspect and his two accomplices broke into the railway station in the village of Mga of the Kirov district. Raiders forced the front door, tied the attendant and the cashier. After that, criminals removed from the station building and steeped into the car the ATM of TransCreditBank.
The stolen ATM was taken to an abandoned dacha, where they disassembled it. Criminals have made profit on 4 million rubles.
On this fact, a criminal case was initiated under part 4 of Article 162 of the Criminal Code (Armed Robbery committed by an organized group). Two accomplices were detained in hot pursuit, and subsequently sentenced to real prison terms.
The law enforcement officers managed to find the ideological mastermind of the crime only after five years. He was hiding from the investigation using a fake passport.
"Repeatedly convicted of fraud and deliberate infliction of serious harm to health, a former sportsman hid from policemen in different cities of our country, often changed mobile phone numbers, addresses of residence," 47news was told in the transport police.
Law enforcers overtook the fugitive in St. Petersburg. He showed the police a fake passport. By the way, according to this fact, another case was initiated against 32-year-old detainee (Article 327 of the Criminal Code - Forging Documents). The suspect will be waiting for the trial in jail.
The founder and president of the Izhevsk football club Gazovik-Gazprom, known today as Zenit-Izhevsk, and the oldest professional football player in Russia has been detained for 48 hours, until the lawyers provide documents confirming that the accused cannot be kept in a pre-trial detention center on medical grounds.