MOSCOW, October 27 (Itar-Tass) - A suspected killer of a road policeman is detained in Novosibirsk Region, the south-western part of Siberia, overnight to Sunday, the police in Novosibirsk Region reported.
“The police have detained the suspected killer of a road police inspector in the village of Krasnaya Sibir, Kochki district,” the local police said, noting that “five cartridges for a hunting rifle were confiscated from the suspected criminal, born in 1988 with previous convictions.”
“The road police patrol car with two road police inspectors on duty tried to stop a car VAZ-2115 at about 01:30 local time (22:30 Moscow time) in the settlement Kochki, Novosibirsk Region, but the driver ignored the demand of the police and escaped,” the press centre of the Russian Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass earlier on Sunday. The road police began chasing down the car. When the car stopped, the road policemen went to the car for an identity check. At this moment a gunshot was made at the policemen from the car. “A policeman has got gunshot wound in the head and his fellow policeman brought him to the hospital. However, without regaining consciousness he died of wounds,” the press centre said.