The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructs to refer a probe into murder of a police officer in Moscow Region to the Central Office of the Committee


The Moscow Regional Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia detained a person suspected of a murder of a police officer on a playground committed because of a comment (Part 1 of Article 105 of the Criminal Code of Russia). The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed to transfer the probe to investigators of the Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia for further comprehensive investigation. The investigation was instructed to take comprehensive measures to establish all circumstances of the incident; involvement of the suspect in other offenses will be also checked.

As reported earlier, on July 6, 2021, a police officer on his way home after work made a comment to a man drinking alcohol on a playground. After that, a conflict arose between them and the suspect inflicted two stab wounds to the victim in the chest.

At present, the man has been charged, a forensic medical examination has been appointed, witnesses of the incident have been questioned. The investigation will motion the court for the pre-trial custody of the detainee.

08 July 2021 10:09

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