Investigators in Chita detained a man suspected of killing a nine-year-old girl. This was announced on Wednesday, February 17, by the press service of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia for the Trans-Baikal Territory.
The tragedy happened earlier that day in the Zheleznodorozhny district of the city in one of the residential buildings. The girl was killed by a shot through the door after neighbors quarreled on the staircase, writes “Moscow 24”. At the moment of the shot, the child was standing at the door.
According to the investigation, the 32-year-old suspect shot the girl from an unidentified firearm. A criminal case was initiated under the article on the murder of a minor.
The man was taken to the department in handcuffs, the TV channel “360” notes.
Investigators of the UK, police and forensic experts worked at the scene of the incident. An inspection was carried out, objects, traces, samples of substances that are important for the investigation were seized.
All the circumstances of the incident are established. The Prosecutor’s Office of the Chita Zheleznodorozhny District is conducting a check on the incident. The agency will check the legality of issuing a firearm permit to a man, as well as assess the completeness of control measures taken by the licensing and permitting authorities, the website kp.ru writes.
On February 16, it was reported that the Krasnodar Regional Court found the mother of many children guilty of the murder of a minor nephew and sentenced her to 13 years in prison.