Posted 3 марта 16:55

Published 3 марта 16:55

Modified 3 марта 17:08

Updated 3 марта 17:08

The court arrested the accused in the murder of the creator of the vaccine "Sputnik V"

3 марта 2023, 16:55
He faces up to 15 years in prison.

By the decision of the Khoroshevsky court of the capital on March 3, the accused was arrested in the case of the murder of Andrei Botikov, one of the creators of the vaccine against the covid "Sputnik V".

"The court granted the investigator's petition for the election of a preventive measure in the form of detention in relation to Alexey Zmanovsky", - RIA Novosti reports the court.

He was charged with an article on murder, the penalty for it is up to 15 years in prison.

Investigators have established that it was Zamanovsky who was in the victim's apartment. According to the version of law enforcement officers, he quarreled with the deceased and strangled him with a belt.

The IC of RF clarified that at the moment Zamanovsky has fully admitted his guilt.

As previously reported, the deceased is a senior researcher at the N. F. National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology. Gamalei, who participated in the creation of the vaccine against the coronavirus "Sputnik V".