The alleged accomplice of the terrorist attack in the subway of St. Petersburg Akram Asimov has denied involvement in the crime. He stated this on Thursday at the meeting of the Basmanny court of Moscow, which considered the request for his arrest, reports Interfax.
“I’m not involved in the terrorist attack,” said Akram Asimov.
Asimov’s lawyer said that the court has no reason to conclude her client into custody, as he gave detailed testimony. He also refuses to cooperate with the investigation, and in case there is confirming his involvement in the Commission of a crime, the report said. According to counsel, Akram Asimov did not know that his actions are connected with the attack.
However, the coroner said in his testimony, the defendant confirmed his involvement and the involvement of his brother Abror Azimov, the organization of explosion in the subway of St. Petersburg.
We will remind, at 14:40 on April 3 in Saint-Petersburg metro, an explosion occurred in the car that was moving along the blue line subway. According to some data, during the explosion in the subway of St. Petersburg injured 51 people, 14 people were killed. On 17 April, the FSB announced that the suspect in preparation of a suicide bomber 26-year-old Abror Azimov was detained in the Moscow region. Basmanny court of Moscow has sent him under arrest until the beginning of June.
On 19 April, the FSB announced that in the case of the attack in the village of Moscow (new Moscow) detained his elder brother Akram Asimov. Both native Kyrgyzstan in 2013 he received Russian citizenship.
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