SK will consider the case about the explosion in St. Petersburg as a terrorist attack

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Russia’s investigative Committee has reclassified the case of the explosion in St. Petersburg store in the article about the attack; the suspect is indicted, said on Sunday the official representative SK the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko.

«The investigative bodies of the main investigatory management SK the Russian Federation across St. Petersburg man charged with committing a terrorist act in one of the supermarkets of the city (article 205 of the criminal code). Currently, the investigation is directed to court the petition for election concerning accused a preventive measure in the form of detention», she said.

«As a result of conducted investigative actions and operational-search actions it is established that the defendant deliberately fabricated and planted an improvised explosive device. Near the site of the explosion, he also hid two flash drives, which contained information on the causes of the offense and photos of the explosive device,» — said Petrenko.

According to her, expert studies, including genetic, confirm the involvement of the accused in the manufacture of an explosive device and content information of the two flash drives.

«During interrogation, he also testified, confirming his involvement in the organization and committing a crime. In his words, the motive for the crime was hatred of organizers and adherents of the psychological training, which he had previously visited», — said the representative of the UK.

She also noted that the accused will be appointed forensic psychiatric examination, which will establish the degree of his sanity.

SK will consider the case about the explosion in St. Petersburg as a terrorist attackGo to photobacteria in a supermarket in St. Petersburg

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