Today the General Investigative Directorate of the Russian Investigative Committee charged Lom-Ali Gaytikayev with Anna Politkovskaya’s murder due to her professional activity committed by an organized contracted group (paragraphs “б,ж,з”, part 2, article 105 of the Russian Criminal Code). Gaytukayev has been interrogated as the accused. He would not admit his guilt in any of these crimes.
In addition, today the investigation charged Gaytukayev’s nephew Ibragim Makhmudov who was not put in custody.
Earlier, the charges have been brought against two other Gaytukaev’s relatives Rustam and Dzhabrail Makhmudov.
The investigation is continued. Investigative actions are under way to determine all accomplices of the murder including the contractor.