The alleged organizer of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro Abror Azimov admitted his guilt «in full,» – said his lawyer Armen Zadoyan before the meeting of the Basmanny court of Moscow.
Today Asimov brought before the court, which will choose a measure of punishment, writing on Tuesday, April 18, the Russian media and, in particular, information Agency «Interfax».
Asimov figured out, practicing telephone contacts of the perpetrator of the suicide bombing attacks of Akbarjon Jalilova. Earlier in the Center of public relations of FSB has informed that the suspect has been detained in Odintsovo district of Moscow region.
«Kommersant» reminds that Asimov was detained near the railway crossing.
«Asimov, since the terrorist attacks in the St. Petersburg metro, on 3 April actually went into hiding – in a tenement, and their phone got rid of. It was known only that he and two other suspected accomplices, Sadiq Ortikov and Shohista Karimov, who was arrested on suspicion of terrorism, was working in the cafe «Forest» at the Minsk highway and lived somewhere near the school», – says the publication.
17 APR Asimov, the search which was conducted for several days, acquired a couple of new cell phones and SIM cards. Apparently, activating one of the cards, he gave its location.
During the arrest in his belt from Asimov’s special forces found and seized a loaded pistol. On the question of participating in the operation, guess whether he was detained, the suspect answered in the affirmative.
The Agency «Interfax» referring to law enforcement agencies of Kyrgyzstan writes that Abror Azimov in 2008 he received the passport of the citizen of Kyrgyzstan, but five years later, in 2013, took Russian citizenship. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, there is preliminary evidence that after obtaining a passport on reaching the age of 18 Asimov set out from Jalal-Abad region of Kyrgyzstan, a native of which he is in Russia, where they lived and worked, came to their homeland once a year.
April 3, on the stretch between metro stations «Sennaya square» and «Institute of Technology» in the third car of the train explosion. Besides the suicide bomber, 14 people were killed and about 50 injured were hospitalized. Another explosion at the station «Ploshchad Rebellion», was prevented by timely detection of an improvised explosive device.
The investigation revealed the name of the suicide bomber was 22-year-old Akbarjon Jalilov. According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan, Akbarian Jalilov was born 1 April 1995 in the city of Osh, in the family of ethnic Uzbeks. Received incomplete secondary education. Kyrgyz citizenship. In 2011, on reaching 16 years of age it is in accordance with the submitted application and request of the father, the citizen of Russia, received the passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation and has since permanently resided on the territory of the Russian Federation.
This is the first such incident in the subway of St. Petersburg for more than 20 years – the previous explosion in the car of the St. Petersburg metro was in 1996, except for the explosion at a flower stall near the station hall «Vladimir» in 2007.
Earlier, the terrorists have repeatedly carried out attacks in the metro of Moscow – the last one was done seven years ago.