On September 20, Moscow’s district court arrested a Moscow metro police officer who opened fire on his colleagues, killing one and wounding another, according to TASS. The man was placed under arrest by Moscow’s Presnensky district court till November 19.
Authorities say that the probe is still underway to find out whether the man could have been involved in other crimes.
On September 18, in-house security police officers were carrying out an operation to detain a metro police officer suspected of getting money from a person who had no documents on him. The suspect opened fire from the service gun when the officers tried to detain him at Moscow’s Ryazansky Prospect metro station. One of the police officers was killed and another one was injured. The wounded officer was operated and now is said to be in critical but stable condition. The attacker was charged with an attempt on a police officer’s life and may face a punishment of up to life in prison.