The attack in St. Petersburg was financed from Turkey members of the international terrorist group. On Thursday, according to TASS, reported by the judge of the Basmanny court of Moscow Elena Lenskaya, announcing the arrest of the tenth defendant in the case, Akram Asimov.
«According to the materials of the case, Akram Asimov in Turkey have personally received funds for the attack. He was in charge of making counterfeit documents for members of the criminal group and their smooth border,» said the judge. According to her, previously arrested on suspicion of planting a bomb in St. Petersburg Abror Azimov received money for committing a terrorist act and handed them over to the executor of the terrorist act, Akbarian Jalilova.
Basmanny court of Moscow on Thursday has concluded Akram Asimov into custody until June 3. Suspect in court pleaded not guilty. As noted by the investigator, the search for terrorists continues in different regions of Russia.
On 6 April, the UK reported the arrest in Moscow and St. Petersburg eight suspects in a criminal case on the terrorist attack in the subway. They were later arrested. April 18, was arrested the alleged organizer of the terrorist attack Abror Azimov.
Earlier the Director of FSB of Russia Alexander Bortnikov said that the suspects were members of a clandestine terrorist cells.