The St. Petersburg metro train blast was financed by members of an international terrorist group from Turkey, Judge Yelena Lenskaya said while reading out the decision to remand in custody a tenth accomplice in the case, Akram Azimov.
“According to the available evidence Akram Azimov personally received cash in Turkey for the terrorist attack. Also, he supervised the issue of forged IDs to members of the terrorist group for their unhampered trips across borders.
Akram Azimov, who is suspected of organizing a terror attack on St. Petersburg’s metro, has been placed under arrest till June 3.
Azimov did not admit his guilt.
The investigator did not specify Azimov’s role in the attack but said that organizers of the terror attack are being searched for in various Russian regions.