Gagiev’s gang members, accused of more than 40 murders, waive jury trial
The defendants waived their petition; the verdict will be delivered on February 20.
Twelve members of Gagiev’s gang, who are accused of several dozen murders, waived the petition filed earlier on the jury trial. The court will pass the verdict on February 20, Interfax reports.
According to investigators, from 2004 to 2014, the defendants attacked police officers three times, killed and organized murders of 41 people, and also participated in multiple abductions. The investigation considers Aslan Gagiev, who is credited with more than 60 murders, to be the leader of the criminal grouping of contract killers. The gang operated in Moscow, the Moscow Region and North Ossetia.
Twenty five members of Gagiev’s gang received sentences, while another nine are put on the wanted list.
Consolidator of metropolitan lands: Empire of Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of Klin District, collapses
According to Aleksander Kurennoy, an official representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the watchdog authority is about to file with the Klin Town Court of the Moscow Region a lawsuit to confiscate assets worth in total 4 billion rubles ($62.1 million) from Aleksander Postrigan’, ex-Head of the Klin District. Aleksander Postrigan’ was arrested in June 2018 on suspicion of exceeding official powers and remains in detention since then. The CrimeRussia was figuring out the origin of billions of rubles and hundreds of real properties belonging to the Honorable Builder of the Moscow Region, business affairs of his relatives and friends, and why the official was busted for corruption so many years after pulling off his criminal schemes.