Kadyrov ordered in a short time to find the killers of the Deputy Askhabov

© RIA Novosti / said to Carnaveral in fotobanka of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov. Archival photoKadyrov ordered in a short time to find the killers of the Deputy Askhabov© RIA Novosti / said to Carnaveral the image Bank

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov instructed law enforcement agencies of the Republic within the deadlines set, to apprehend and punish the perpetrators of the murder of the Deputy of the Chechen Parliament Magomed Askhabov.

Askhabov was killed on Friday morning. His official Toyota Camry car was attacked by gunmen on the road to Achkhoy-Martan — Samashki. Askhabov was driving home from work in Grozny. A criminal case under article «Murder in connection with the exercise by the person of service activity or performance of public debt» and «Illegal circulation of weapons».

«The leadership of law enforcement agencies I set the task in a short time to identify the perpetrators, arrest them and punish them in accordance with applicable laws. In their ability to perform this task I have no doubt,» wrote Kadyrov in Instagram.

The head of Chechnya also said that the murder of Askhabov is not political.

«Now, based on information received from numerous and independent from each other sources, and the enforcement agencies, I can say that this is not a political murder. You need to be very true: murder is irrelevant or terrorists or the Wahhabis», — he wrote.

Kadyrov expressed confidence that the crime is more than half solved. «In the Chechen Republic the murder of Magomed Askhabov received with great surprise. Such phenomena in Chechnya was not very long ago,» he added.

The head of Chechnya also expressed condolences to the family, relatives and friends Askhabov.

As stated on the website of the Parliament of Chechnya, Askhabov was the head of the Committee on agriculture, land relations, environment and natural resources. It might be related to the murder, it turns out.