MOSCOW November 30 (Itar-Tass) —— A State Duma deputy Andrei Lugovoy was found an injured party in the murder case of the former Federal Security Service officer Alexander Litvinenko in London and an attempted murder of Dmitry Kovtun, spokesman for the Investigative Committee Vladimir Markin told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Lugovoy refused to comment on the issue to Itar-Tass. “I leave it without any comments,” he said.
British legal authorities accused a State Duma deputy Andrei Lugovoy of participation in Alexander Litvinenko’s poisoning in 2006.
After the murder of the former FSB officer the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office launched an investigation in the murder case of Alexander Litvinenko and an attempted murder of Dmitry Kovtun. The Prosecutor General’s Office has conducted an investigation into the details of the murder of the former FSB officer that proved that “Litvinenko died of radioactive nuclide poisoning and Kovtun, who met with Litvinenko in London in October 2006, was found to have the disease caused by radioactive nuclide poisoning.”
The criminal case was opened under Article 105 Part 2 for murder and Article 105 Part 2 and Article 30 Part 3 for an attempted murder of two and more people.
Lugovoy was a witness in this criminal case.