St. Petersburg: riddled vehicle of Zenit volleyball player found in pond
Police officers are determining the details of the incident.
Officers of the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate have pulled Audi of a volleyball player of Zenit Aleksander Volkov out of St. Petersburg’s Petrvosky pond. The car was riddled. Traces of blood were found in the vehicle, reports Fontanka.
Sources of Fontanka specify that traces of shooting can be seen all over the auto body. Dusters were found in the vehicle. Operatives are working on the matter.
78.ru web portal - with reference to insiders - adds that 2 men (23 and 24 years old) who had been near the car have already been detained. The foreign car’s owner states he’s not aware of what had happened to the vehicle and asks to carry out inspection into the incident. The damage is estimated at 2 million rubles ($31 thousand).
The volleyball player of Zenit got his golden Audi A8 following victory at the 2012 Olympic Games as a member of Russian Team. Volkov had repeatedly posted a picture of the car on his Instagram.
General’s son Mikhail Sal’nikov, Professor of the Department of Theory of Government and Law at the St. Petersburg University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the Russian Federation, has been detained for real estate fraud. Amid other corruption crimes hitting the headlines, this offense does not seem a high-profile one. But the point is that this is not the first criminal case instituted against professor Sal’nikov, and he is not the only relative of MIA general Viktor Sal’nikov having problems with the law.