MOSCOW, October 7 (Itar-Tass) — The main investigation department in the Investigation Committee found new accomplices involved in the murder case of a Novaya Gazeta reporter Anna Politkovskaya, spokesman of the Investigation Committee Vladimir Markin told Itar-Tass on Friday.
“At the request of a group of detectives, who are investigating this criminal case, Lom-Ali Gaitukayev and Sergei Khadzhikurbanov were already brought to Moscow from the penitentiary. Gaitukayev will be charged with Anna Politkovskaya’s murder over her office activities on Friday. The murder was committed by an organized group of hired criminals (Article 105 Part 2 b, zh, z). Under the same article a new charge will be issued against Khadzhikurbanov. Meanwhile, new charges will be also brought against Rustam Makhmudov, who was detained last spring in Chechnya, and Dzhabrail and Ibragim Makhmudovs, who were put on recognisance not to leave the city. The detectives are planning to take investigation measures against the defendants,” Markin underlined.