The national police of Ukraine has completed the investigation of the assassination of the former Prime-Minister of Republic of Moldova Vladimir Plahotniuc, said the press service of the Ministry.
It is noted that his murder of the law enforcement agencies of Ukraine and Moldova warned in the spring of 2017. Organizer arrested in Kiev.
«Militiamen established that in 2015, 45-the summer native of Tajikistan has organized a gang to commit grave and especially grave crimes. The goal of the attackers was solely profit. Their attacks were committed using firearms and ammunition. On account of the kidnapping in Kiev and the illegal imprisonment of the entrepreneur. For his release the attackers demanded a ransom. Police established the involvement of gang members assault and premeditated murder of a farmer in the Kiev region», – told in Ukraine.
According to law enforcement, for the murder of Plahotniuc attackers was to receive $200 thousand.
In addition to the leader of the group detained three participants OPG Kiev, 1984, 1994 and 1993 years of birth. The defendants were searched, during which discovered and seized a significant amount of firearms and ammunition, in particular weapons, which the gang members were going to kill Plahotniuc.
Four members of an organized criminal group accused of committing criminal offences under article 257 (banditry), part 3 of article 146 (illegal imprisonment or kidnapping), part 4 St. 189 (extortion), part 2 St. 115 (premeditated murder from mercenary motives, committed on preliminary arrangement by group of persons), part 5 of article 185 (theft), part 2 of article 15, part 2 of article 115 (attempt at a premeditated murder committed by a method dangerous to the lives of many persons, from mercenary motives, to order, on preliminary arrangement by group of persons), part 3 of article 307, part 3 of article 28, part 1 of article 263 (illegal weapon handling, fighting supplies or explosives), part 3 of article 28, part 2 St. 201 (smuggling), part 2 St. 332 (illegal transportation of persons through the state border of Ukraine) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.
It is noted that the law enforcement agencies of Moldova has concluded an investigation against seven people suspected of involvement in the assassination.
On 7 April 2017, the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov reported that the police prevented the murder of politician and businessman from Moldova.
In the state border service of Ukraine reported that for the murder of Plahotniuc attackers promised $200 million, of which $100 million they got in advance in advance. Also in gpsu noted that the attempt may be involved in the Federal security service of Russia.
The Prosecutor for combating organized crime and special Affairs of the Moldovan Prosecutor General Vitaly Busuioc told that the customers attempt to Plahotniuc were two citizens of Moldova, one of which is now in Moscow.
The national police of Ukraine stated that completed the investigation of the assassination of the Moldovan politician and businessman Vlad Plahotniuc 26.02.2018