Ruzalik from 29th kompleks gang jailed for 25 years
The Supreme Court of Tatarstan has sentenced a crime boss in a murder case.
The Supreme Court of Tatarstan sentenced Ruzal Asadullin, known in certain circles as the leader of the 29th kompleks gang aka Ruzalik, to 25 years in prison. The first 14 years of term the convict will serve in prison, the rest of the time - in the strict regime penal colony. It is reported by the press service of the Prosecutor's Office of the region.
The supervisory authority clarifies, the court convicted Ruzalik in several aggravated murder, committed on preliminary arrangement by group of persons, as well as the murder of two or more persons committed by prior agreement or an organized group with mercenary motive or by order, related with robbery, extortion or banditry.
The investigation established that in 1993 Ruzalik and another OCG participant shot dead another member of the gang, who was ordered by one of its leaders, as well as in August 1999 Asadullin together with another member of 29th kompleks killed a representative of Yelabuga criminal gang Aydaronovskie. In 2001, Ruzalik organized murder of two killers, whom the leader of the 29th kompleks sent to Moscow to kill him.
Recall, the gang 29th kompleks was operating not only in the city of Naberezhnye Chelny, where most of the participants came from, but also outside of Tatarstan.
July 17, 2006, the Supreme Court of the Republic convicted 33 members of the gang. Police proved their involvement in the commission of at least 21 murders and seven abductions and illegal deprivation of freedom. In total, they were accused of committing 56 crimes. In total they received 500 years in prison.
Viktor Zakharchenko, who is accused of embezzlement of 4 million rubles (~70.000 USD) from the funds of the bank Moskovskoye Ipotechnoye Agentstvo (Moscow Mortgage Agency), was placed under house arrest.
Officer of the FSB in Moscow and the region Pyotr Koryugin participated in the extortion of 2 million rubles ($34.800) from an Azerbaijani citizen, and he warned a drug dealer about a forthcoming search for 300.000 rubles ($5200).