Investigation of the criminal case against Mr. Timur Bekmansurov is finalized


The Main Investigative Derectorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation finalized the criminal investigation against Mr. Timur Bekmansurov, a resident of Perm. He is accused of committing crimes prescribed in paragraphs «а», «F», «i» Part 2 Article 105, Part. 3 Article 30, paragraphs «а», «f», «i» Part 2 Article 105, Article 317, Part 2 Article. 167 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (murder and attempt to murder of two or more, committed in a generally dangerous way, acting from molester motives; infringement on life of the Law Enforcement Official; intentional damage of another’s property, acting from molester motives committed in a generally dangerous way).

According to the investigation, on September 20, 2021, Mr. Bekmansurov, armed with a plain-barrel gun, came to the territory of the university in Perm and opened fire in people and cars. A panic arose on the territory of the educational institution,  as a result of the criminal actions of the accused. 18 people, trying to escape, left the scene of the crime in a hurry, some of them jumped out of the windows of educational building in the attempt to escape and save the life. The criminal actions of the accused led to the following causalities: 6 people died, more than 20 were injured, 37 people received various bodily injuries.

Also, Mr. Bekmansurov refused to obey the police officer's lawful orders to drop his gun and on te contrary he fired at the policeman. The police officer neutrilized the attacker, using standard-issue sidearm, and detained him.

During the preliminary investigation, a significant amount of investigative and other procedural procedures was carried out. More than 1130 witnesses have been interrogated, more than 185 inspections of crime scene and other objects have been carried out, more than 230 forensic examinations have been conducted.

The investigation collected a sufficient evidence base, so the criminal case is on the stage of being submitted to court.

25 July 2022 13:40

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