The jury convicted the defendants in the case about a series of murders near Rostov

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The jury in Rostov regional court found guilty four alleged members of a criminal group accused of ten murders, including police officers, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

The defendants were found guilty on all facts of the murder, but the jury will still determine whether it is proved the existence of gangs, is Inessa Tarverdiyeva its leader since the group was attended by her daughter Victoria.

«The jury found it proven that the defendants are guilty on all five episodes (ten murders and one attempted murder),» said the jury foreman.

One of the episodes (the murder of one person) took only three figures, except for Victoria Tarverdiyeva. In addition, in two episodes (the murder of three people and attempted murder), in the opinion of the jury, Victoria Tarverdiyeva deserves leniency.

Earlier, the court reported that since the transfer of the case to the court in November 2015 held more than ten preliminary hearings. A judicial investigation was delayed at the preliminary stage due to the motions of the victim Valentina Chudakova, whose son, together with his family was killed on the Rostov highway in 2009. She demanded to return the case to the Prosecutor because, in her opinion, the murder of her son, the accused is not involved. Court her petition is not supported. In the end, at the end of July 2016, the court began questioning the defendants.

According to the UK, Inessa Tarverdiyeva together with the civil husband has created an organized armed group, which also included her daughter Victoria and wife Tarverdieva Sinelnik. At the same time Sergey Sinelnik, according to investigators, was an employee of the DPS.

The investigators believe that the gang members attacked people with the intent of robbery. Attacks were committed in the Rostov region, Stavropol and Kalmykia Republic in 1997-2013.

Investigators believe that in the years 2007-2009 on the territory of the Rostov region, attackers killed ten people, including the head of the office OMSN GUVD in Nizhny Novgorod region Dmitry Chudakova, his wife and their two young children.

In early September 2013, the leaders of the gang was spotted by police while trying to escape after a murder, resulting in gunfire that killed the civil husband of Tarverdieva and one of the guards.