Arrested two accomplices of an attack on schoolchildren in Buryatia

Arrested two accomplices of an attack on schoolchildren in Buryatia

MOSCOW, January 24. /TASS/. Investigators detained two accomplices of an attack on teachers and students in the school in the village of Sosnovy Bor in Ulan-Ude. About TASS said the official representative of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko.


“Two accomplices arrested. They have been charged and the investigation seeks to the court about the election in respect of the defendants measure of restraint in form of detention”, she said.

The investigators believe that the motive was hatred of the attacker to a number of teachers, as well as conflicts with other students of the school. “After questioning the accused, witnesses, victims and the results of other investigative actions it is established that the crime the assailant committed in complicity with his classmates, one of whom is 15 years old, the second 14 years,” — said the representative of the UK.

According to her, the partners knew about the plans the defendant and helped to produce a bottle with an incendiary mix, and also verified the presence of the teacher in the class and watched the situation to warn about the risk of detection of their intentions.

Earlier it was reported that on 19 January, a pupil of the ninth class with a hatchet attacked the seventh-graders in her school in the suburbs of Ulan-Ude, set fire to a classroom, then stabbed himself with a knife. After the emergency was hospitalized seven people, including the teacher and the attacker himself. According to Petrenko, the two victims are in serious condition.

15-year-old charged with attempted murder, the court arrested him for two months. A criminal case is being investigated under the articles of attempted murder and negligence.