Tamerlan Eskerkhanov in the courtroom. Photo by Maxim Shemetov, REUTERS

13 July 2017, 11:49

In Boris Nemtsov's murder case, all defendants sentenced to long prison terms

In the case on the politician Boris Nemtsov's murder, the court has found all the defendants guilty.

Tamerlan Eskerkhanov was sentenced to 14 years in prison, and Khamzat Bakhaev to 11 years in prison.

Besides, the court has sentenced Zaur Dadaev to 20 years, Anzor Gubashev to 19 years, and Shagid Gubashev to 16 years in a penal colony.

All the defendants, except Zaur Dadaev, were subjected to restriction of liberty after serving their sentence.

The court has deprived Zaur Dadaev and Tamerlan Eskerkhanov of their military ranks, and in addition, Zaur Dadaev has also been deprived of his Order of Courage, the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent reports.

On July 12, public prosecutor requested life imprisonment for Zaur Dadaev, 23 and 21 years in prison for Anzor and Shagid Gubashev, 19 years in prison for Tamerlan Eskerkhanov, and 17 years in prison for Khamzat Bakhaev.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Author: Rustam Djalilov; Source: CK correspondent

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