Chairman of Investigative Committee have given orders to immediately solve the issue of launching criminal proceedings into the attack on a businessman in the town of Suzdal. Respective files were received by investigating bodies the Russia’s Investigative Committee from the police. Investigating bodies of the Russia’s Investigative Committee initiated a criminal case over a crime under part 3 of article 30, part 1 of article 105 of the RF Criminal Code (attempted murder).
In addition, media sources reported improper check by the policemen at the crime scene.
It was preliminarily established that on 5 September 2012 around 6 a.m. a man broke into a house in Pushkarskaya Street in Suzdal, where he threatening with murder, shot Alexander Yepifanov, 53, several time from a traumatic gun. Only active actions of the victim stopped the perpetrator. The errived policemen detained the assumed attacker and later released him.
Within the framework of the criminal proceedings besides investigating the circumstances of the attack on Yepifanov, legal treatment will be given to the actions of the policemen who arrived at the scene and carried out the check.