A court in St. Petersburg will start the trial on the terrorist attack in «Crossroads»

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in photobacteria Themis in court. Archival photoA court in St. Petersburg will start the trial on the terrorist attack in «Crossroads»© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

The Moscow district military court on Wednesday at the meeting in St. Petersburg will begin consideration of the case of Dmitry Lukyanenko, who is accused of the attack in the store «Crossroads» in December last year.

Kalininsky district court of St. Petersburg on August 30 sent a response to the Dec for compulsory treatment in PKU «St. Petersburg psychiatric hospital (hospital) specialized type with intensive supervision». Earlier, the head United a press-services of the courts of Petersburg Daria Lebedeva told RIA Novosti that the question on possibility of attraction of the response to criminal liability had to be resolved after treatment.

The Moscow district military court, dealing with cases of terrorism, November 8, has registered a case Lukyanenko. To charges under article «terrorist attack causing significant damage to property» (item «b» of part 2 of article 205 of the criminal code) were added charges of committing crimes under part 1 of article 222.1 of the criminal code (Illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying of explosives or explosive devices) and part 1 of article 223.1 of the criminal code (Illegal manufacture of explosives, and illegal manufacture, alteration or repair explosive devices).

As reported by RIA Novosti press-the court Secretary Irina Zhirnova, the case would be heard on the basis of the Leningrad military district court.

The investigation established that Lukyanenko has organized and performed improvised explosive device on 27 December 2017 in the store «Crossroads» on Kondratyevsky Avenue in St. Petersburg. Initially, on the fact of explosion criminal case on attempted murder of several persons, but on 31 December it was changed to an article about the attack. By mid-January, all 18 victims were discharged from hospital in St. Petersburg. About the motives Lukyanenko was not reported.

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