Village of Shamilkala, Dagestan. Photo: Magomed Nakhaev,

27 June 2014, 17:25

Salafi businessman was shot dead in Dagestani Untsukul District

Tonight, in the village of Shamilkala of the Untsukul District of Dagestan, a local resident, who used to be a businessman and a follower of Salafism, was killed. This was reported by the Investigating Department of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) for Dagestan. Till present, investigators do not report on the motives of the crime.

Rasul Magomedov, a local resident, was shot dead from a submachine gun. "He was registered at the operational records of the police as a follower of Salafism, and he got earlier criminal record for illegal arms trafficking. He was not put on the wanted list," the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent was told by Rasul Temirbekov, Senior Assistant for Public Relations of the Chief of the Investigating Department of the ICRF for Dagestan.

"At present, investigators collect materials. No criminal case has been initiated yet on the fact of the murder. So, it is too early to comment on any versions. However, we know that he got enemies in the District," the ICRF's official has added.

Author: Aida Magomedova; Source: CK correspondent

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