MOSCOW, March 28 (RAPSI) – An alleged member of an armed gang involved in two terrorist attacks at the Moscow metro stations in 2010 has been arrested in Russia’s Republic of Dagestan, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports Thursday.
According to investigators, the arrested man is a member of an armed gang led by crime boss Magomedali Vagabov killed in 2010. This Dagestan’s militant underworld was in charge of organizing two blasts committed by suicide bombers in the Moscow metro on March 29, 2010, the statement reads.
The suspect has been transported to Moscow for further investigative measures.
In March 2010, two female suicide bombers from Dagestan Maryam Sharipova and Dzhanet Abdurakhmanova (Abdullayeva) blew themselves up at the Moscow subway stations Lubyanka and Park Kultury, according to law enforcement bodies. As a result, at least 40 individuals died, about 100 people were injured.
Vagabov was called among organizers of the deadly terrorist attacks. In 2013, the National Anti-Terrorist Committee of Russia reported killing of all members of Vagabov’s gang directly linked to the Moscow metro bombings.