The trial in the case of Nemtsov’s murder will be held by jury


The court about the murder of politician Boris Nemtsov will be held with participation of jurors. About this informed the lawyer of the main defendant Shamsudin cakaev. All five defendants don’t admit guilt and have asked that their case was considered by the jury. In court they intend to prove their innocence to high-profile murder.

Monday in the Moscow district military court opened preliminary hearings in the case. The building of the Moscow district military court on Monday was cordoned off by police on the territory of the court and inside allowed only lawyers. Around on duty fighters of OMON, were police buses.

Several dozen journalists were on duty before court literally on the road — set on concrete blocks next to the petrol station.

Supporters of the murdered politician to the court came to few people. They take turns getting up with the pickets and unfurled large banners demanding to find the instigators of the murder and to question the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov.

In the dock five people — a former fighter of the battalion “North” Zaur Dadaev, his relatives brothers Anzor and Shadid Gubareva, as well as their friends Temirlan Eskerkhanov and Khamzat.

According to investigators, they planned and committed the murder Nemtsov — tracked him down and shot late in the evening of February 27, 2015 on the Big Moskvoretsky bridge, when a politician was walking home with his girlfriend Anna Duritskaya.

According to the plot of the charges the employer was the personal driver of the Deputy commander of the battalion “North” Ruslan Eremeev, Ruslan mukhutdinov. It was he, according to investigators, he promised to pay them for the murder of “not less than 15 million rubles.”

Now mukhutdinov is wanted, the charge brought against him in absentia, and the case is allocated in separate manufacture.
In court, all five defendants intend to prove their innocence, and their lawyers have repeatedly stated that their clients have an alibi. Dadaev, in particular, spent part of for 27 February, together with his chief — Eremeev, walked with him to the mosque and restaurant, then he went to a club, went home, and late at night we stopped again to Eremeeva, it follows from the indictment (at the disposal).

Eskerkhanov as the guard was accompanied by his client at the bar, told his lawyer Rosa Magomedova. And the Bahai met his girlfriend, who later became his wife, says his lawyer Zaurbek Sadaharu.

The investigation into the basis of the charges puts their old confessions, which obvinenie gave immediately after the arrest in March 2015.