A staff member of Special Communication Department from Bryansk charged with murder of two of his colleagues and other offences

The Bryansk Regional Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia charged a 31-year-old courier driver of Special Communication Department with murder attended by robbery (Paragraph A, H of Part 2 of Article 105 of the Criminal Code of Russia), robbery on a large scale entailing grievous bodily harm (Paragraphs B, C of Part 4 of Article 162 of the Criminal Code of Russia), attempted wilful destruction of other people's property by fire (Part 3 of Article 30, Part 2 of Article 167 of the Criminal Code of Russia), stealing of firearms and ammunition with violence dangerous to life (Paragraph B of Part 4 of Article 226 of the Criminal Code of Russia) and illegal storage of firearms and ammunition (Part 1 of Article 222 of the Criminal Code of Russia).

According to investigation, around 10 PM of September 19, 2019 the convict, while in the Special Communication Department of Bryansk, seized firearms of his colleagues, murdered them and stole over 7 million roubles from the service space of the department.

In order to hide traces of the committed violence the Special Communication employee stole a data storage device containing records of video surveillance cameras, made an unsuccessful attempt of setting the Department on fire and fled the scene.

On his way home he threw away clothes that had been on him at the moment of committing of the offence and the data storage device. He hid the stolen firearms and money in his house.

During search activities investigators found the stolen firearms, the money, the clothes of the suspect and the data storage device containing video records.

The criminal investigation is ongoing.