17 October 2008, 18:44
Ingushetia: two persons kidnapped by armed men in masks
Two persons have been kidnapped by unidentified armed people in different dwelling settlements of Ingushetia.
Today, at about 4:00 a.m. Moscow time, citizen Tovmurziev, Adam Umarovich, born in 1983, was kidnapped. According to his relatives, there were about one hundred kidnappers; they were speaking the Russian and Chechen languages.
"Soon, you'll be united with us; then, we'll show you the way, bastards," unidentified bandits in masks threatened the relatives of the detainee. They have reported that the attackers beat Adam's parents, sisters and small children; the whole family was taken to the Republic's Hospital in Nazran with heavy traumas.
According to the website "Ingushetia.Org", another kidnapping was accomplished in the evening on October 16 in Ingushetia. In the village of Ekazhevo, armed people in masks rushed into the house of the Tsechoev family. They beat the whole family and forced away the elder son. According to the relatives of the kidnapped guy, they were employees of the FSB (Federal Security Bureau) from Chechnya, who spoke the Chechen and Russian languages.
Both kidnapped persons had never been announced into the federal search or registered as members of illegal armed formations.
Author: Anastasia Kirilenko, CK correspondent;