Moscow court puts first suspect in concert hall attack under pre-trial custody for two months


Saidakrami Murodali Rachabalizoda, a suspect in the shooting attack at the Crocus City Hall concert venue, sits behind a glass wall of an enclosure for defendants at the Basmanny district court in Moscow, Russia March 24, 2024. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov


MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow’s Basmanny district court ruled on Sunday that the first suspect in Friday’s deadly concert hall attack in which at 137 people were killed should be put into custody for two months pending trial, Interfax news agency reported citing the court.

Russian authorities have said 11 people have been detained, including four gunmen who fled the concert hall and made their way to the Bryansk region, about 340 km (210 miles) southwest of Moscow.


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