MOSCOW, March 3 (RAPSI) - A garrison military court in Chita, a city in Russia’s Zabaikalye Territory, passed a 2-year suspended sentence on Ruslan Muratov guilty of military hazing in a regional military unit where soldier Ramil Shamsutdinov had allegedly done the deadly shooting, RAPSI was told in the court on Tuesday.
Additionally, Muratov was ordered to pay a 30,000-ruble ($450) fine.
Shamsutdinov was earlier recognized as injured party in this case.
In late October 2019, the court ordered Shamsutdinov to be placed in detention. The soldier stands charged with murder of two or more people.
According to investigators, on October 25, Shamsutdinov shot two officers and six soldiers dead in the military unit where he served. Two other people suffered gunshot wounds.