A former employee of the security service of Ukraine (SBU), part of the organized illegal groups acting within the limits of the Crimea in the 90-ies of the previous century and preparing the murder of the Deputy head of the Crimean government, condemned by the Supreme court of the Republic of 12 years of punishment, said on the last working day of the week press service of the Prosecutor's office of Crimea.
The Supreme court of the Republic of Crimea on the last working day of the week pronounced a sentence concerning the former employee of security service of Ukraine involved in the deprivation of life in 1998 the Deputy head of the Crimean government Aleksandr Safontsev, who died as a result of an improvised explosive device at the complex "Tavria" in Simferopol.
"in January 1998, acting together with other members of the gang, He carried out in his private car transporting an explosive device, which was used in the future to assassinate the Deputy leader of the Council of Ministers of Crimea Alexander Safontsev ", - reported in the report of the press service of the Prosecutor's office.
The accused was part of the gang, which operated within the Kerch In the period 1994-2005, and has provided the ringleaders of the gang data that is available to him in his official position. He also participated in the establishment plans of the Commission of crimes.
The ex-the employee of SBU was recognized guilty in committing offenses under part 2 of article 209 (banditry), Paragraph" b ", " e ", " g "of part 2 of article 105 (murder), part 3 of article 30 - ? ?" a ", " b ", " e ", " g " of part 2 of article 105 (attempted murder) of the criminal code. The position of state charge was supported by the court, he was sentenced to 12 years form of punishment with serving in a colony of strict regime.
Safontsev before appointment to the post of Deputy head of the Council of Ministers held a post of the mayor of Kerch. He moved to the capital of the Crimea and settled on a camp site " Tavria ". On 5 February 1998 He, together with the bodyguard climbed the stairs of the cottage when the Bandits detonated a bomb installed in garbage bin. In the end, the explosion Safontsev and his bodyguard suffered multiple severe injuries and died.