In the Novosibirsk region the taxi driver who raped and killed a passenger has received 19 years of a colony
Court of Novosibirsk region has sentenced 43-the summer inhabitant of Lenin district Vyacheslav Tokarev, who worked as a taxi driver. A man convicted in the sexual assault and murder of a client who is late to the bus station.
Vyacheslav Tokarev appointed punishment in the form of 19 years of imprisonment with serving in a colony of strict regime. He will also be charged a million rubles in favor of the injured party as compensation for moral damage, reports the official website of the regional Department of the RF IC.
It is established that in Day of national unity, November 4, 2015, at about 13:00 on the 25th kilometer of the route Novosibirsk-Kochenevo in the forest was found the body of an unidentified woman with a stab wound to the heart. Investigators opened a criminal case, and then found out the identity of the deceased. It was 25-the summer inhabitant of Leninsky district of Novosibirsk Evgeny Popov.
On the same day, 4 November, law enforcement authorities asked the husband of the murdered woman, saying her disappearance. According to the man, the night his wife after a domestic conflict left the house. As it turned out, the woman decided to go to his parents on Altai, reported the news Agency “NGS.News”.
“In the course of properly conducted investigative actions and operational-search activities the suspect in the crime was detained by the police. They have been previously convicted 43-year-old resident of the Leninsky district of Novosibirsk, moonlighting as a taxi driver,” – said in a press release.
The arrested man, who lived on the street Zabalueva, confessed to the murder. According to the taxi driver, on the night of 3 November 2015, driving a car Toyota Corolla Spacio past stop “Colchis” in the Leninsky district of Novosibirsk, he saw a young woman voted. The driver stopped and the victim was asked to bring it to the bus station. However, at the end of the trip it turned out that the bus station is already closed.
Then the man told the passenger to “spend time together before the opening of the bus station”. The woman agreed and the taxi driver drove her outside the city to the country.
“In any moment of communication between them there was a conflict in which Tokarev was furious, struck the woman several blows, then raped and committed other acts of a sexual nature”, – noted in the investigative Department.
Fearing liability, the criminal stabbed the victim with a knife in the heart, took her gold jewelry, stole a phone and camera, then took her body in Kochenevsky district in the forest belt.
The taxi driver was charged with part 1 of article 131 (Rape), part 1 of article 132 (“Violent actions of sexual character”), item “K” part 2 of article 105 (“Murder”), paragraph “C” of part 2 of article 158 (“Theft”) criminal code.