Russian who shot ex-Chechen war participant gets arrested in Berlin
The dead Kist man was a citizen of Georgia.
Although the German police have yet to disclose the identity of the Chechen killed in Berlin, they have already stated that the person shot was a 40-year-old Georgian citizen. Thus, the version of residents the Pankisi Gorge in Georgia is confirmed; their fellow countryman Zelimkhan Khangoshvili has been killed.
Berlin prosecutors said that a man detained on suspicion of the murder is a 49-year-old Russian.
He was detained near the crime scene on Friday, August 23. The suspect has been arrested and put in prison. The police discovered the murder weapon and the bike on which the suspect was trying to escape.
Zelimkhan Khangoshvili participated in the second Chechen campaign and the events that took place in August 2012 in the Lopota Gorge. Later, he joined Islamists. At least 2 earlier episodes of attempts on his life are known.
September 10 is the day when State Duma deputies return from summer vacation to the building on Okhotny Ryad. Among them is the hero of our previous investigation, the ‘Steel King of the South of Russia,’ Ivan Ivanovich Demchenko. The owner of the Abinsky Electrometallurgical Plant, which withdraws the profits of companies under its control to the accounts of foreign offshore companies, will once again start working as part of the Duma committee on regulations – it is an unchallenging job, necessary for parliamentary immunity of the deputy and his vast business, which brings billions of rubles annually.