The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia requested a report on progress of investigation of a probe into encroachment on lives of bailiffs in the Krasnodar Territory

The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin instructed to report on the progress of investigation of a probe launched by the Krasnodar Territorial Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia into encroachment on a life of persons administering justice (Article 295 of the Criminal Code of Russia) and attempted murder of two or more persons (Part 3 of Article 30, Part 2 of Article 105 of the Criminal Code of Russia).

As reported earlier, on June 9, 2021 in Adlersky District, two bailiffs with special equipment arrived to Prosveschenia street to implement executive actions under court ruling for demolition of illegally constructed buildings. A 60-year-old owner of the buildings demanded to leave his territory and fired at least three shots from a hunting rifle at the bailiffs and at a man engaged in the demolition. As a result the civil servants received gunshot wounds they died from at the scene. The third victim was provided with medical treatment, his life is out of danger. At present the suspect has been detained and fully admitted his guilt during interrogation. The investigation will press charges against him in the nearest future and motion the court to place him into custody.

Establishment of all circumstances of the incident is assigned to an investigative team including the most experienced investigators and forensic investigators of the regional department.

Alexander Bastrykin instructed to carefully establish all circumstances of the attack against persons administering justice in terms of the investigation and examine causes and conditions that facilitated committing of the offense. The results of the investigation are to be supervised by the Central Office of the Committee.