Extradited to Russia “authority” Gagiev tried to simulate aerophobia
MOSCOW, 20 Jun — RIA Novosti. Extradited to Russia “authority” Aslan Gagiev, suspected of involvement in dozens of assassinations, Austria tried to simulate aerophobia, told reporters the official representative of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Alexander Kurennoy.
“In January 2015 the accused was arrested in Austria, after which the Prosecutor General’s office of the Russian Federation took measures, aimed at Gagieva extradition to Russia. The Austrian side was provided with additional information and materials in connection with numerous complaints of the defense, including the alleged presence of his “aerophobia”” he said.
The criminal organization created and led by a native of Georgia Aslan by Gagieva, began her criminal activities no later than 2004 and had more than 50 participants. According to investigators, gunmen killed 60 people, including law enforcement officers, officials of national and municipal levels, business people and other people.
Crimes were committed in Moscow, Moscow region and North Ossetia.
The number of gang members have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms. As for Gagieva, then in 2015 he was detained in Austria, where he tried to obtain refugee status, began a long process of his extradition to Russia. The higher regional court of Vienna granted the request of Russia on the results Gagieva.
Among the most resonant crimes made OPG Gagieva — the murder in 2008 of the mayor of Vladikavkaz Vitaly Karaev and Deputy Prime Minister of North Ossetia Kazbek Pagiev.