‘Krasnodar shooters’ who beat boxer senseless receive prison sentences
Five suspects managed to escape to Ukraine and were put on the wanted list.
Krasnodar’s Regional Court sentenced four out of nine ‘Krasnodar shooters,’ who were found guilty of assaulting police officers, attempted murder of 33-year-old Igor Odoshivkin, hijacking, banditry and other crimes. The remaining five alleged members of the gang managed to flee to Ukraine and were put on the wanted list, KP-Krasnodar reports.
On the night of August 22, 2017 in the village of Severny, Nikita Medvedev, 21, and his friends attacked Odoshivskin, a 32-year-old head of the security service of one of Krasnodar enterprises, who is also a master of sports in boxing. He was shot in the head from a non-lethal pistol, beaten with bats and a hammer. The attackers were put on the wanted list.
On August 28, the Traffic Police inspectors stopped a Toyota Camry with Medvedev behind the wheel. Vladislav Gmyr, 28, whom later the court recognizes the organizer of the criminal grouping, and Dmitry Karachkin, 26, were also in the car. At the request to show the documents, the driver punched the policeman in the face, and then started shooting from the non-lethal pistol. One of the bullets hit the neck of the second Traffic Police officer. Medvedev and Karachkin hid, while Gmyry was detained.
On February 18, the court sentenced Gmyr to 8.5 years in a special regime penal colony, Medvedev received 17 years, and Karachkin – 3.5 years. Along with them, Alexander Mukovoz, 24, a former police lieutenant from Novorossiysk, was sentenced to seven years in prison.
Apart from the mentioned persons, Kirill Donchenko, 24, from Novorossiysk, Ivan Lvov, 23, from the town of Shuya, the Ivanovo Region, Nikita Klevtsov, 25, from Krasnodar, Alexander Lobas, 24, from the Kanevsky District, and Sergey Sapelkin, 24, from Kropotkin are to appear before court in the case of attacking Odnoshivkin,. They were detained in Ukraine for illegal drug possession.
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