Investigators demand to put alleged killer of Moscow police officer in detention
MOSCOW, September 5 (RAPSI) – Investigators have filed a motion seeking to detain Nurlan Muratov, who had allegedly murdered a police officer at a Moscow metro station, for 2 months, RAPSI reports Wednesday from the Cheremushkinsky District Court of Moscow.
The defendant pleads not guilty and asks the court not to place him in detention.
Muratov is charged with infringement on the life of a law enforcement officer.
According to investigators, late in the evening on September 2, a police officer stopped a person for checking documents. Later, the policeman’s body with a firearm wound to the head was found in one of maintenance rooms at the Kurskaya metro station.
The suspect was identified, a criminal case over the murder was opened. Several examinations including physical and chemical, ballistic and dactyloscopic are to be conducted as part of the case, the Investigative Committee said.