MOSCOW, October 5 (RAPSI) – Investigators have demanded to extend detention of Ilnaz Galyaviyev, who stands charged with a deadly shooting attack on a school in Kazan, the capital of Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan, in May, until January 11, RAPSI has learnt in the press service of Moscow’s Basmanny District Court.

The hearing of the petition is set for October 7.

According to investigators, on May 11, Ilnaz Galyaviyev, 19, broke into an education institution and started shooting. He shot dead 7 minors and 2 teachers. Over 20 persons were injured as a result of the assault. The attacker, who was arrested on the scene and identified, acted alone. Several years ago he graduated from this school.

On May 12, he was placed in detention. In July, a psychiatric examination found Galyaviyev insane.