Ex-owner of Moscow confectionary goes on trial on murder allegations
MOSCOW, October 21 (RAPSI) – The Moscow City Court will consider a criminal case against ex-owner of Moscow’s confectionary Menshevik Ilya Averyanov, who had allegedly killed a guard during the shooting on the factory’s premises, the website of the Moscow Prosecutor’s Office informs.
According to investigators, on December 27, 2017, a conflict arose between former and current owners of the factory. Ex-owner Averyanov allegedly took out the gun and shot several times, fatally wounding a guard.
The defendant insisted that he used the gun for the purposes of self-defense, and a shot was fired recklessly.
He is currently in detention.