Investigators in Zabaykalsky Krai opened a criminal case against former and current guards suspected of shooting at cattle. As a result, several cows were injured, and the carcass of one animal, the attackers were trying to dismember.
Under investigation were 29-year-old policeman-driver of UMVD of Russia on Transbaikalian edge, 44-the summer pensioner of the Ministry of interior and 51-year-old man. “The suspects were detained by investigators for 48 hours, the question on election concerning them a preventive measure”, – informs the official website of the regional Department of the RF IC.
The suspects removed clothing, the three fowling pieces and other exhibits.
According to investigators, the afternoon of November 13, 2016 the suspects were in the forest of Chita region. There they shot from a hunting rifle cow and wounded two more. Criminals are “caught dead animal in the car, drove to a secluded place, where they began to butcher the carcass”.
However, the rustlers found the owner of the cows, who reported the incident to law enforcement. “The suspects tried to flee but was detained by police in the suburb of Chita,” – said in a press release.
A criminal case under paragraph “a” of part 2 of article 161 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“the Robbery made by a group of persons on preliminary arrangement”). The detainee is threatened by punishment in the form of seven years of imprisonment.