The detainee involved in the case of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro pleaded guilty
MOSCOW, April 18. /TASS/. The ninth defendant in the case on the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro Abror Azimov, the detainee on the eve of the suburbs, pleaded guilty. TASS said his lawyer Armen Zadoyan.
“He admitted his guilt in full volume, so to speak,” said Zadoyan.
Moscow’s Basmanny court on Tuesday considers a question on election of a measure of restraint Asimov.
As said before, the official representative SK the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko, detained in Odintsovo district of Moscow region Abror Azimov is an accomplice to the crime, his role is installed. However, the public relations Center of the FSB of Russia reported that comes from Central Asia Abror Azimov is one of the organizers of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro. According to the FSB, he has carried out training of the suicide bomber, who detonated an explosive device.
During their detention, Asimov was discovered firearms and ammunition. He is suspected of committing crimes under part 3 of article 205 (Terrorist act) and part 2 of article 222.1 (“Illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of explosives or explosive devices”) of the criminal code.
The terrorist attack in the subway of St. Petersburg
The explosion occurred in the subway on the afternoon of 3 April, in the train on the stretch between the stations “Institute of Technology” and “Sennaya Ploschad”. The victims were 14 passengers, killing the terrorist who detonated the explosive device, more than 50 injured. Later, another explosive device was defused in the metro station “Ploschad Vosstaniya”. The investigative Committee has named the staged explosion of a man — he was a native of Kyrgyzstan Akbarjon Jalilov.
A criminal case under part 3 of article 205 (Terrorist act) and part 2 of article 222 (“Illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of explosives or explosive devices”) of the criminal code. On 6 April, the UK reported the arrest in Moscow and St. Petersburg eight suspects in a criminal case. They were later arrested. On 11 April, the Director of the FSB of Russia Alexander Bortnikov said the suspects were members of a clandestine terrorist cells.