Flat or life. Irkutsk detected gang complicit in extortion, murder and abduction
Four of the defendants in the case are complicit in a double murder out of personal dislike.
Irkutsk investigators charged six local residents aged 24–27 years with Abduction (part 2 of Art. 126 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation), Extortion (part 3 of Art. 163 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) and Murder of two persons (part 2 of Art. 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation), reports the press service of the regional Directorate of the ICR.
According to investigators, in November 2018, the men kidnapped a 26-year-old local resident and kept him at a pawnshop for several days, demanding that he give them his apartment. The man managed to escape, and he went to the police.
During the investigation of the abduction, it became clear that the four detainees were involved in the disappearance of two citizens of Uzbekistan in June 2018. During the interrogation, the suspects said that they had taken them out of the city and killed out of personal dislike.
Criminal cases were merged into one proceeding. The accused are in custody pending trial.