Airport terrorist attack case reaches court
MOSCOW, August 1 - RAPSI. The case against the individuals accused of organizing a terror act at Moscow's Domodedovo airport in January 2011 has been submitted to the Moscow Regional Court, its press service told the Russian Legal Information Agency on Wednesday.
The court said it will schedule the preliminary hearings within 14 days pursuant to the law.
The hearings will be held behind closed doors.
Magomed Yevloyev allegedly detonated a bomb in the airport on January 24. The terrorist act claimed the lives of 37 people and injured over 100.
The prosecutor's office reported that Islam and Ilez Yandiyev, Akhmed Yevloyev and Bashir Khamkhoyev helped Magomed Yevloyev travel to Moscow from Ingushetia. They rented the apartment where he lived before committing the act, gave him an explosive belt, and chose the terminal where the crime would be committed. They then sent Yavloyev in a taxi to the airport to detonate the bomb.
The individuals are accused under several articles of the Criminal Code, including murder.
The investigation regarding Doku Umarov, Aslan Byutukayev and Rustam Altemirov, who were placed on the international wanted list, and a number of other accomplices, is under way.