Fire of fuel tank kills 123 people in Pakistan - TVWorld June 25, 7:58
Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-FitrSociety & Culture June 25, 5:18
Mexico knocks out Russia from FIFA Confederations Cup with 2-1 win in KazanSport June 24, 19:59
Putin visits Crimean youth camp ArtekSociety & Culture June 24, 19:42
Conflict around Qatar should be settled by diplomatic means - source at Foreign MinistryRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 24, 16:44
More than 237,000 fans attend Confederations Cup matches already - Deputy PM MutkoSport June 24, 15:03
Sistema's president hopes for dialogue with Rosneft on settlement agreementBusiness & Economy June 24, 14:56
CNN deletes article about meeting between Scaramucci and Russian Direct Investment FundWorld June 24, 13:12
Ukrainian Army units shell Donetsk Republic in first hours of newceasefireWorld June 24, 5:19
MOSCOW, July 19 (Itar-Tass) – Tatarstan’s deputy mufti Valiulla Yakupov has been killed in Kazan. Spokesman for the Russian Investigative Committee (SK) Vladimir Markin told Itar-Tass that “at about 10:00 a.m. today at the entrance to a house in Zarya Kazani Street an unidentified person fired several firearms at deputy mufti of Tatarstan Valiulla Yakupov, 64, who died of gunshot wounds in his car.”
According to preliminary information, the murder was committed near the house where the deputy mufti lived.
“The SK investigation agencies for the Republic of Tatarstan opened a criminal case under Article 105 of the RF Criminal Code (murder),” the official said.
A police investigation team has been working on the scene, ascertaining all the circumstances of the crime.
The Interior Ministry of Tatarstan specified that Yakupov was head of the educational department of the Spiritual Administration of the Muslims of Tatarstan. Earlier, he was deputy mufti of the republic.