Ilyas Shurpayev murder suspect charged

Ilyas Shurpayev was murdered in his Moscow apartment on March 21. Today, authorities announced formal charges against the suspects arrested soon after the killing,

The Tajik Prosecutor-General’s Office has announced formal charges against one of the detained accomplices in the murder of Russian television journalist Ilyas Shurpayev. He is Masrurdzhon Yatimov, Prosecutor-General Abdusami Dadabayev told Itar-Tass, adding that similar charges of premeditated murder will be brought against the other accomplice, Nazhmiddin Mukhiddinov, later on Tuesday… According to Tajikistan’s Criminal Code those found guilty of exceptionally grave crimes may face a jail term of 25 years or life imprisonment. link