In Moscow detained 14 members of a gang who were extorting 40 million rubles for the kidnapped person
Police detained the Moscow region natives of post-Soviet States who are suspected of robbery attacks, kidnappings, and extortion. For the liberation of the captive criminals demanded tens of millions of rubles, reports RIA “Novosti”.
“During carrying out quickly-search actions police officers detained 14 of natives of the CIS countries at the age from 26 to 46 years, some of them previously convicted for committing grave and especially grave crimes”, – said the head of the press service of the regional Department of the MIA of Russia Tatyana Petrova.
The investigators found that four of the attacker in July 2016 kidnapped 27-year-old resident of the Moscow region and extorting 40 million rubles for his release. Also proved the involvement of detainees to assaults and robberies in Naro-Fominsk and Odintsovo districts.
In addition, according to DOE, about one of the railway stations, the police found a hiding place where he kept the stolen items and weapons. In particular, it found eight coats, two carbine, hunting shotgun, a Makarov pistol with eight bullets, day and night sights, night thermal imaging camera and 10 hunting knives.
Criminal case under articles 126 (“Kidnapping”), 163 (“the Extortion made by a group of persons on preliminary arrangement”), 161 (Robbery), 162 (“Robbery”) and 226 (“Plunder or extortion of the weapon and ammunition”) the criminal code of the Russian Federation.
During the personal search of a previously convicted 35-year-old leader of the criminal group, the police found he had cannabis with a total weight of about 45 grams and a TT pistol with seven bullets. On this fact was prosecuted under article 228 (“Illegal storage of narcotic drugs in large size”) and 222 (“Illegal possession of weapons”).
Concerning detainees the measure of restraint in form of detention. The police establishes the identity of their accomplices and additional criminal episodes.
Another criminal group trading in thefts of construction equipment, defused in the North suburbs. There were detained four natives of the Caucasus in age from 19 to 47 years, one of which was in the international wanted list, as well as their criminal leader.
“It is established that malefactors during the current year from various construction sites located on the territory of Dmitrov, Solnechnogorsk and Klin districts, committed three thefts of tractors totaling more than seven million rubles”, – said Tatyana Petrova.
In the course of search at the places of residence of the detained police seized cell phones, knives, pneumatic and starter pistols used in crimes, according to the official website of the regional Moi.
According to the facts criminal case under article 158 (“Theft”) criminal code of the Russian Federation. The detainee is threatened by punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term up to 10 years. The suspect elected a measure of restraint in form of detention.