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Basmanny court of Moscow arrested a member of the Council of the Federation Rauf Arashukov till 30 Mar 2019. About it reports “Interfax”.
He was charged with participation in a criminal organization, two counts of murder on preliminary arrangement from mercenary promptings and pressures on the witness.
The meeting was held behind closed doors. According to the lawyers of the Senator, in his address received threats with the requirement to plead guilty, and the courtroom is a large number of unidentified people. They also noted that during the hearing could be disclosed to the data of a medical nature client.
Before closing the session, one of the witnesses said that Arashukov, being at large, may be hiding in the UAE, where he, presumably, has a residence permit, and to exert pressure on witnesses.
It is noted that in the Protocol survey the Senator smiled at reporters, and during the process was not handcuffed at the table with lawyers. His guilt he did not recognize.
Earlier it was reported that Senator Arashukova suspected of involvement in perfect in 2010 murder of Chairman of the public youth movement “Adyge-Khase” of Karachay-Cherkessia Aslan Zhukov and presidential adviser Karachay-Cherkessia of Frala Shebzukhova. The Senator was arrested during the plenary session of the Federation Council, where he listened to a question about the lifting of his immunity.
Arashukova gave evidence against three people accused of murder. During interrogations, they called the Senator by the customer and reported that the man had allocated 500 thousand rubles to “intimidate and beat” Shebzukhova, and one million rubles for the murder of Zhukov.
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