Chechen police detain alleged accomplice of rebel commander

CHECHNYA, 17 July, Caucasus Times: Police have managed to establish the whereabouts of a young man born in 1984 who is affiliated with illegal armed formations led by Movsar Barayev from 2000 to 2003, the spokesman for the Chechen Interior Ministry, Magomed Deniyev, has said.
Barayev was killed in an operation to liberate hostages at the Dubrovka theatre in Moscow in 2002.

At present an investigation measure with the detainee is under way. His complicity in crimes committed in Chechnya and neighbouring republics is being checked.

Adam Sadaev, Grozny, Caucasus Times

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