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MOSCOW, October 30 (Itar-Tass) — The Prosecutor General's Office /PGO/ sent to a court a criminal case against a suspected abettor of the group that had planned an act of terror in Moscow's Red Square on the New Year's night.
Deputy Prosecutor General Viktor Grin endorsed the indictment in the criminal case against participate in the armed gang Ilyas Saidov. He was charged with banditry, act of terror, attempted terrorist attack, attempted murder of law-enforcement official, murder and illegal turnover of weapons, PGO spokeswoman Marina Gridneva told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
"The investigator said Saidov voluntarily jointed the gang led by Ibragimkhalil Daudov in Dagestan in 2010. The purpose of the criminal activity was to ensure separation of the North Caucasus from Russia.
"In 2010, Saidov, together with his accomplices, was involved in the attempted murder of police and servicemen, murders of civilians, three acts of terror and three attempted terrorist attacks. He illegally stored, transported and carried firearms, ammunition and explosive devices," Gridneva said.
During the preparation to stage an act of terror in Red Square in Moscow, Saidov brought two bombs on a bus from Makhachkala to Moscow. The bombs were intended for suicide bombers. The crime was not carried through," Gridneva said.
He committed other acts of terrorist on Dagestan railways. Together with his accomplices, he killed law-enforcement personnel and three civilians in Izberbash.
A number of Saidov's accomplices were destroyed in special anti-terrorist operations. Another two, Zeinap Suyunova and Timur Akubekov, were convicted by the Moscow City Court. Other gang members are under investigation.