– The illegal activities of Zagir Yakubov and Rasul Maylubaev, residents of the region, who were involved in the usurpation of the life of the servicemen of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, were stopped. They, as part of an illegal armed group, participated in the attack on the territory of the Botlikh region of the Republic of Dagestan in 1999, the ministry said in a statement.
At the beginning of 2021, criminal cases were opened against men for banditry, participation in armed rebellion and usurpation of the life of the military.
The Dagestan Supreme Court sentenced each of the defendants to 14 years in prison in a strict regime colony. The verdict has not yet entered into force.