Investigators opened a criminal case against the former police officer who was present at the fight of world and European champion in powerlifting Andrey Drachev with Anar Allahveranov in Khabarovsk and did not take measures to prevent the killing of the athlete.
As reported on Monday, October 9, the Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Khabarovsk Krai, a defendant in proceedings brought under part 3 of article 285 of the criminal code (“Abuse of authority”), was a 27-year-old former police patrol service of police of UMVD of Russia across Khabarovsk. Last week, Junior Sergeant of police was dismissed from law enforcement agencies in connection with the incident.
Examination of witnesses of the murder, investigators found that being drunk a police officer witnessed the fight, but did not prevent the crime and not arrested Allahveranov. According to the investigation, the officer “was inactive as an official of misguided sense of loyalty”.
The witnesses said that the police also began to persuade arrived at the scene of the fight, two employees of National guard troops not to take any measures. Then Drachev was still alive and it was possible to save him.
Andrey Drachev was killed in a fight with one of the city’s cafes in Khabarovsk on the morning of 20 August. The athlete died from a traumatic brain injury. Suspect in the murder of a native of Amursk Anar of allahveranov fled the scene but later surrendered to the police. He is currently in custody in the detention center.
The investigative Committee opened a criminal case under paragraph “and” part 2 of article 105 of the Russian criminal code (“Murder with aggravating circumstances (from hooligan promptings)”, and under article 293 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“the Negligence”) concerning two employees of Regardie that did not prevent the incident.
Andrey Drachev in 2011 became a world champion in the team competition and also won second place in the individual championship in the weight category up to 120 kg. His murder has received wide publicity.