One of the employees of the temporary detention center (IVS) in Istra deliberately turned off the video surveillance cameras, which helped the inmates escape from the detention center. This was reported on Thursday, August 12, at the Investigative Department. RF IC in the Moscow region.
According to the available information, one of the officers deliberately turned off the cameras in the IVS corridor, as well as the cameras aimed at the premises of the duty unit. After that, he and his partner left the post and went to bed, leaving open the feeders – the doors of the cells for transferring food. It is noted that this allowed the prisoners to leave the isolation ward.
Criminal cases have been initiated against the employees of the IVS, they are accused of abuse of office (clause “c”, part 3 of article 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).
Five inmates escaped from the detention center on 6 August. Among them was Alexander Mavridi, suspected of the massacre of the “sausage king” Vladimir Marugov.
On the eve of his escape, Mavridi asked to be transferred to a cell with other prisoners, explaining that his fellow countrymen from Moldova were there. There, the suspect provided Denis Grozav, Ivan Turcan, Alexander Butnar and Nikolai Teter (they are accused of more than 20 episodes, in particular robbery, theft and theft of weapons) a hacking tool.
The criminals managed to escape by squeezing and twisting the locks on the cell door. Presumably, they used a wrench when escaping. They also tore down the padlock on the gate. It was reported that Mavridi’s wrench could have been carried by his lawyer.
Earlier that day, two of the five fugitives were detained – Denis Grozava and Ivan Tsurkana. They were hiding in a rented apartment in Podolsk. Together with them, the operatives detained the tenants of the apartment – a man and a woman, they are suspected of aiding the escape by providing shelter to the defendants. It was reported that the neighbors recognized the criminals from the composite and contacted the police.