Monday, 17 April, the FSB announced the arrest of 27-the summer native of Central Asia on suspicion of involvement in the terrorist attack in the subway of St. Petersburg.
TASS reports the name of the detainee. It Abror Azimov. The investigation suggests that he was one of the organizers of the attack.
In the Center of public relations of FSB news Agency reported that the suspect was arrested in Odintsovo district of Moscow region. The investigation believes that he was preparing a suicide bomber for Akbarjon Jalilova.
The tragedy in Saint-Petersburg took place on 3 April at around 14:30 on the stretch between metro stations «Sennaya square» and «Institute of Technology». Another explosion at the station «Ploshchad Rebellion», was prevented by timely detection of an improvised explosive device. Federal and regional Russian media reported that the explosive device were found genetic traces of Jalilova.
As a result of explosion 14 people were killed and about 50 injured were hospitalized. Among the wounded are citizens of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. On the fact of explosion in the subway of St. Petersburg is Russia’s Investigative Committee opened a criminal case under article 205 of the Russian criminal code (a terroristic act).