«An unfortunate oversight»: Umar Dzhabrailov explained the shooting in the hotel

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotobounce Umar Dzhabrailov. Archival photo«An unfortunate oversight»: Umar Dzhabrailov explained the shooting in the hotel© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Businessman and former Senator Umar Dzhabrailov explained the shooting in a Moscow hotel Four Seasons. According to the businessman, the shots were fired because of «unfortunate gaffes» when testing the gun.

According to «Kommersant», while in the hotel, Dzhabrailov decided to check out a personal gun, which he was awarded the ex-interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev. The former Senator said that in a few years and didn’t use a gun.

Dzhabrailov said that previously had no experience handling firearms. The result of the awkward movements he accidentally fired up.

What happened

Umar Dzhabrailov was detained in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday. The police almost immediately confirmed the incident in a hotel, declined to specify the name of the detainee.

«Arrived on the scene the police detained the man, who in his prize pistol shot up», — reported in a press-service GU MVD in Moscow.

The police has opened case under article «Hooliganism». The criminal code provides for sanctions for such crimes, up to the deprivation of liberty for a term up to seven years.

The businessman has been delivered in OVD «China-a city», where he gave explanations about the incident. After that he was released under recognizance not to leave.

«Been quiet»

On the eve of the RIA Novosti source in law enforcement told details of detention Dzhabrailov.

«During the arrest the Dzhabrailov was quiet, not shouting at police officers. Put premium weapons and allowed themselves to be detained without resistance,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

Thus in mass media there was information that the businessman allegedly shouted that will not surrender «without a fight», and behaved aggressively.

The Agency source also said that during a search of the room Dzhabrailova security officials found a white powder that has already been sent for examination. The police also intends to check the state of the Dzhabrailov during the incident.

In addition to convictions of disorderly conduct, Dzhabrailov may lose the right to carry an award of arms.

«It can deprive of the right to bear an award of arms, if the court so decides,» — said one of the sources RIA Novosti.

What is known of Umar Dzhabrailov

Umar Dzhabrailov was born in 1958 in Grozny.

In 2000, the entrepreneur ran for the presidency of Russia, however, ranked last, gaining 0.1 percent of the vote.

In 2004-2009 Dzhabrailov was a member of the Federation Council, representing in the upper house of Parliament, the Executive power of the Chechen Republic. For five years he held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Committee on international Affairs.

Now Umar Dzhabrailov has headed the Russian-Qatari business Council and the Board of Trustees of the Moscow Museum of modern art.