The organizer of murder of Politkovskaya died in the colony

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Kuznetsovite in fotobanka-Ali gaitukayev. Archival photoThe organizer of murder of Politkovskaya died in the colony© RIA Novosti / Sergey Kuznetsovite the image Bank

Died Lom-Ali gaitukayev, convicted for life for the murder of journalist of «Novaya Gazeta» Anna Politkovskaya, told RIA Novosti informed source.

Later this information was confirmed in UFSIN of the Vologda region. The management said that gaitukayev died June 10 in interregional hospital for prisoners from long-term chronic illness.

Known as an investigative journalist Politkovskaya was shot dead outside her apartment in October 2006. The motive of a crime the consequence considers dissatisfaction with her journalistic work, however, customers of murder are not found.

Life sentences for the execution and organization of the crime were Rustam Makhmudov and Lom-Ali gaitukayev. Their accomplices Ibragim Makhmudov, Dzhabrail Makhmudov (the brothers of Rustam) and the former militiaman Sergey Hadzhikurbanov received 12, 14 and 20 years of a colony of a strict mode. The former police officer Dmitry Pavlyuchenkova, who organized the surveillance of a journalist, was sentenced to 11 years in prison.