Kidnappers demanded $258.500 for clinics net owner's release
But the police detained the kidnappers.
Employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs have detained kidnappers in Moscow suburbs. Suspects of the case kept the owner of the network of medical clinics in captivity. It is possible that this is not a first episode under kidnappers’ belt.
"As a result of operational search activities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Main Administration of Criminal Search and Moscow operatives, with force support of the Rosgvardiya Russian Special Police Force a kidnapped was released from private homeownership located in the Moscow region. Three men were also detained there, two of whom were earlier convicted," the official representative of the Russian Interior Ministry, Irina Volk, said.
The 35-year-old organizer of the kidnapping was detained later. According to the investigation, the kidnapping was carried out in order to obtain a ransom of 15 million rubles ($258.500).
The kidnapping of the network of medical clinics owner was committed on Dubinskaya Street. Unknown, disguised as security forces, forced to put the businessman in a car, threatening with firearms. The kidnapped was taken away to an unknown destination.
The next day during the operational work, police officers took the trail of the kidnappers and detained them. The businessman was found in a private house in the Moscow region. There were conducted searches, during which handcuffs, a traumatic pistol (without marking), technical devices for tracking vehicles, masks and uniforms of special forces were found. After that, a car was found.
With regard to the detainees a criminal case was instituted under part 2 of Art. 126 of the Criminal Code by Timiryazevsky district Investigative Committee. All persons in the case are arrested by a court decision.
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