Ex-leader of Chechen administration, Vice Prime Minister of Chechnya Yan Sergunin was shot to death last night in Moscow. The murder took place around 2:30 am MSK. A motorcyclist shot down Sergunin the moment the victim along with his wife was exiting a restaurant on Pokrov Street.
According to Lenta.ru, Sergunin died right on the spot; his wounded wife was hospitalized. The assassin managed to escape. Police is currently investigating the crime scene.
Specially designed interceptive plan “Volcano-5” has been developed. It hasn't yielded any results yet. Newsru.com notes that according to the state's department of internal affairs, the murder has been ordered.
Lieutenant-general Yan Sergunin used to be the head of the republic's administrative apparatus (2001-2002) and at the same time occupied a post of vice prime minister in the government of Akhmad Kadyrov. When Kadyrov first introduced Segunin to the cabinet, president of Chechnya exclaimed: “This man has been sent to me by Allah."
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