MOSCOW, September 5 (Itar-Tass) — Two persons were killed in fights in the towns of Lyubertsy and Zheleznodorozhny, Moscow region. In both cases the suspects have been detained, police told Itar-Tass.
On Sunday, a 23-year-old resident of the republic of Mari El, was rushed to hospital with a penetrating thrusting wound. Medics were unable to save him. The man had worked in Lyubertsy under contract.
In the course of a search, police detained a 32-year-old local resident, and took measures to find and detain an accomplice to the crime, a 34-year-old local resident," the police official said.
The young man got a fatal stab wound in a fight that broke out after a drinking party.
Criminal proceedings were opened over "murder."
"The investigator believes the fight began because of animosity between two groups of young people aged 20 to 32," the Investigative Committee said.
Earlier, police said the conflict had broken out between local residents and visitors.
Meanwhile, a report on Monday said a private security police officer had been involved in the Lyubertsy fight. "The investigator has found out that a private security guard participated in the fight. At present, his role in the committed crimes is being ascertained.
Police also said a 28-year-old Ukrainian with gunshot and stab wounds and a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach were rushed to Hospital in Lyubertsy on Sunday.
On Monday, the Investigative Committee (SK) reported a similar conflict in the town of Zheleznodorozhny, in which one person was killed.
"Investigative bodies of the Moscow region have opened a criminal case against a 19-year-old resident of the town of Zheleznodorozhny with a criminal record. On September 4, the youngster inflicted a stab wound on a 30-year-old resident of the Voronezh region and a 23-year-old local resident. The younger of the two victims died in hospital of the stab wound to the stomach.
"A 19-year-old local resident, who has a conviction for theft, has been detained on suspicion of the commission of the second crime. A court is considering custody as the measure of restraint for him," the SK said.