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Russia: Saratov locals in stand-off with police amid schoolgirl murder

Russian Federation, Saratov
October 11, 2019 at 08:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

Several hundred people took the streets of Saratov overnight on Thursday to demand authorities give in a suspect in the murder of a nine-year-old schoolgirl.

Footage shows the locals in a stand-off with the law enforcement, surrounding a police vehicle where the suspect was thought to be held. The people can be heard shouting “Open!”, demanding the police release the suspect for extrajudicial punishment.

The schoolgirl went missing on Wednesday on her way to school. Her body was found on Thursday from a local garage.

Russia’s Investigative Committee released a video on Friday showing the alleged suspect confessing to killing the girl.

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Several hundred people took the streets of Saratov overnight on Thursday to demand authorities give in a suspect in the murder of a nine-year-old schoolgirl.

Footage shows the locals in a stand-off with the law enforcement, surrounding a police vehicle where the suspect was thought to be held. The people can be heard shouting “Open!”, demanding the police release the suspect for extrajudicial punishment.

The schoolgirl went missing on Wednesday on her way to school. Her body was found on Thursday from a local garage.

Russia’s Investigative Committee released a video on Friday showing the alleged suspect confessing to killing the girl.

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