30 November 2022, 23:55
North Ossetia: sentence passed on kidnapping and murder case of deputy Torchinov
Vitaly Torchinov has been found guilty of kidnapping and killing Tamerlan Torchinov, a deputy of the Beslan City Duma, and sentenced to 14 years in colony; Boris and Alan Torchinov have been found guilty of aiding the murder; they were sentenced to 8 and 9.5 years in colony, respectively.
Tamerlan Torchinov was found dead on March 23, 2021. Three residents of North Ossetia were detained on suspicion of committing the murder, two of them have confessed thereto.
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), Tamerlan was kidnapped on March 22 last year at the hippodrome – he was forced into a car and taken away to some unknown place.
The Supreme Court (SC) of North Ossetia has passed on the kidnapping and murder of Tamerlan Torchinov, a deputy of the Beslan City Duma committed in March 2021. Vitaly Torchinov, a casualty's namesake, was sentenced to 14 years in colony, the "Osnova" outlet reports.
According to investigators, Boris and Alan Torchinov were found guilty of complicity in the murder; they helped kidnap the deputy and cover up the crime. Boris Torchinov was sentenced to eight years in colony, Alan Torchinov to 9.5 years.
The SC has also satisfied the suffered party's claims in the amount of 4.9 million roubles, the "Alania" GTRK (State TV and Radio Broadcasting Company) reports.
Source: Caucasian Knot