New defendant in case of terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro arrested in absentia

New defendant in case of terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro arrested in absentia

The citizen of Kyrgyzstan is on the international wanted list.

Moscow’s Basmanny Court took Kyrgyz citizen Islombek Turgunov into custody for two months in absentia in the case of the terrorist attack in the St. Petersburg metro. The accused was put on the international wanted list. The custody will begin from the moment of th defendant’s detention or transfer to Russia, the court’s press service said.

Turgunov was charged with participation in a terrorist group (part 2 of Article 205.4 CCRF). Earlier, another 11 people were brought to criminal responsibility. On April 3, 2017, a self-made bomb exploded in the St. Petersburg metro between the Sennaya Ploshchad and Technological Institute stations. 16 people were killed, including the alleged suicide bomber, and more than 67 people were injured.

Discuss

Recommended

1 / 3