A resident of Saratov, by a decision of the city regional court, was sentenced to life imprisonment for encroaching on the life of police officers who found drugs in him and stopped their sale. This was announced on Wednesday, July 29, by the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office.
The court found that on December 21, 2019, a 33-year-old resident of Saratov with a 40-year-old accomplice was laying caches of drugs in the Zavodskoy district of the city.
When the police officers who noticed the men began to check the documents, one of the accomplices was also found with packages of drugs.
At this moment, the attacker shot the policeman in the back with a converted signal analogue of the Makarov pistol. The policeman was hospitalized, later from the received wound he died in the hospital. The second victim suffered minor health damage.
The accused was sentenced to life imprisonment, and his accomplice was sentenced to 12 years of imprisonment in a special regime colony.
Earlier on the same day, it was reported that a resident of Saratov was accused of murdering his wife and his parents in August 2019. Then, due to his wife’s suspicion of treason, he set fire to household waste in a closet under the stairs on the first floor of his house and left the scene.