Police Sverdlovsk region detained suspects in the attack on the elderly woman with the purpose of robbery. To intimidate the victim, the perpetrators used the image of Aesculapius and doused her in caustic liquid, according to the official website of the regional Moi.
Criminal punishment threatened to the two unemployed men 1983 1980 birth. They confessed to the crime, saying that he was aware of his actions because he was drunk.
The investigation began in early November, when in a call center of Kamyshlovsky district from a resident of Sunrise village in 1954 received a report of a robbery. According to the victim, in the evening by two men in white robes before his knees broke into her home on Komsomolskaya street. Intruders beat a pensioner and “doused her unknown caustic liquid”. They also demanded to give them money.
The woman managed to escape from the hands of the attackers and run out into the street. The victim began to knock on the neighbor’s door pleading for help. Frightened, the robbers ran away through the garden.
The victim was taken to the district hospital with the diagnosis “a chemical burn of the eye, back, hematoma of the forehead.” And employees of intermunicipal Department of the MIA of Russia “Kamyshlovsky” launched an investigation.
“The scene expert were seized evidence, including a plastic bottle, which was acid,” – said in a press release. Presumably, the criminals used a weapon electrolyte.
Also at the scene were found traces of fingers and shoes.
A November 16 for medical assistance to a citizen with an acid burn. Investigators interested in the fact that the victim was a resident of the village of Sunrise, where it was committed “acid” robbery.
In a conversation with investigators the victim said that accidentally spilled on the electrolyte. “However, the expert found a match shoes of the citizen and left at the scene of the crime. Under the weight of the evidence, the attacker confessed to the crime,” added the police.
On the same day, police detained the second accomplice to the robbery.
Two local residents admitted that the drinking of alcohol decided to seize the money, a local businessman, but that was not at home. Then they attacked his wife. To the question of why they made a masquerade with bathrobes, robbers explained that he had dressed up so to intimidate.
“Now detainees say sorry about what happened, saying that sober would never break the law”, – emphasized in state Affairs.
Criminal proceedings were instituted under article 162 of the criminal code (“Robbery”). Defendants faces a sentence of deprivation of liberty for a term up to 10 years.