In Saint Petersburg, three defendants of murder of besieged Leningrad resident to appear in court

The Saint Petersburg Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation completed the investigation into Galina Huseynova, Sennik Naroyan and Razmik Hakobyan under Part 3 and Paragraphs A, C of Part 4 of Article 162; Paragraphs G, H of Part 2 of Article 105 of the Criminal Code of Russia (robbery with violence; murder), in accordance with their part in the offence.

According to the investigation, Huseynova, while working in a charity public organization, had been providing patronage for a 93-year-old single resident of besieged Leningrad, a WWII veteran, disabled of group II, the oldest employee of the Mariinsky Theatre, who had been living in one of the houses on Warsaw Street, and therefore she was aware of victim’s cash and valuable property.

In autumn 2017, Huseynova had decided to organize a criminal group to commit robbery against the victim with violence dangerous to life and health, up to her murder, developed a crime plan, involved Naroyan, who in turn had taken Hakobyan as an accomplice.

On November 20, 2017, Huseynova had entered said apartment under a false pretext, then let Naroyan in, while Hakobyan had been keeping a look-out. Acting according to their roles, Huseynova and Naroyan had severely beaten the victim, with at least 25 punches. The accomplices had searched the apartment and openly stolen a debit card, personal belongings, as well as at least 130,000 roubles.

Then Huseynova and Naroyan had strangled the woman, and together with Hakobyan they had left the scene, disposing of the abducted things at their discretion.

The investigation gathered enough evidence; therefore, the criminal case with the approved indictment was sent to the court to be tried on the merits.

30 November 2018 13:35

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