Criminal authority Igor Osintsev was sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment
The head of Osintsevskie organized criminal grouping (OCG) asked for governmental protection after the sentence was declared.
On May 26 the Zabaikalsky Regional Court passed a sentence upon Igor Osintsev, a criminal authority and head of the Osintsevskie OCG. The prosecutor demanded 25 years of imprisonment for the accused, complainants wanted a compensation in an amount of 130 million rubles.
The court held that first 5 years Osintsev would spend in prison and 20 years in colony with a strict regime. He also is to pay a penalty in an amount of 1 million rubles and 24 million rubles of compensation to the complainants, relatives of the killed by Osintsevskie OCG.
The defense asked for 13 years of imprisonment. Igor Osintsev himself made a motion for the governmental protection. He was worried for his life after declaration of the sentence.
Igor Osintsev is found guilty in 11 crimes, including creation of a criminal grouping, killings, robberies, banditry, illegal weapon purchasing and storage, and other crimes.
Unnecessary witness. Death of penitentiary service lieutenant colonel Viktor Shevchenko: Suicide or murder?
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