PYATIGORSK, August 5 (Itar-Tass) - The Supreme Court in the Republic of Dagestan sentenced to 16 years in a high security penitentiary a member of the criminal group Vilayat Dagestan, who was found guilty of committing a terrorist act at a road police post in May 2012.
Ruslan Ismailov was found guilty under several articles of the Russian Criminal Code for participation in a criminal group, committing of a terrorist act by an organized criminal group with the causing of death deliberately, illegal circulation of weapons and violence against a law enforcer, a branch of the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office in the North Caucasus Federal District said on Monday.
“The court ruled that from October 2010 until June 2012 Ismailov was participating in the criminal community Vilayat Dagestan, which was formed for committing grave and heinous crimes in the Republic of Dagestan,” the republican Russian Prosecutor General’s Office branch said.
As a member of the criminal community Ismailov has acquired the cars, which were staffed with explosives later and were detonated in the blast at a permanent road police post Alyaska-30 in Dagestan on May 3, 2012. The explosion killed 14 people, wounded over 80 people, including policemen, emergency workers and ordinary people staying at the blast site. The material damages to people and organizations exceeded 24 million roubles.
“Ismailov was also found guilty of committing an act of violence dangerous for health against a policeman in Makhachkala, who performed his official duties, on June 22, 2012, and of the carrying of a Makarov pistol and cartridges to a combat rifle-bore firearm,” the republican branch said.
Along with the term in prison, “he was also sentenced to a fine of 100,000 roubles and a term of two years of limitation of freedom,” the republican branch said.