Member of Basayev's gang was imprisoned for 25 years

A member of Basava's gang was sentenced to 25 years in prison for an attack on police officers in 1999

al-Khattab, were sentenced for the attack on the department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the Novolaksky district of Dagestan in September 1999. This was reported to “” in the Investigative Committee of Russia.

He was found guilty of participation in a gang, an armed rebellion and encroachment on the life of law enforcement officers.

According to the investigation, in In September 1999, Umakhanov, under the leadership of Basayev and Khattab, tried to carry out an armed seizure of power in the republic. As a result of the attack of the militants in the Novolaksky district, six villages were seized.

In addition, it was established that the defendant fired on the building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs department, in which there were more than 20 policemen, on September 5, 1999.

Criminal prosecution under part 2 of Article 209 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Participation in a gang”) and Article 279 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Armed mutiny”) was terminated due to the expiration of the statute of limitations.

Taking into account the addition of the previously imposed sentence, Umakhanov was put on 25 years. He will serve his sentence in a strict regime colony.