The Assistant Director of the Criminal Investigations Department,(CID) J.P.J Conteh has disclosed that the Congo Cross police station has in their custody a Russian who has been accused of murdering another Russian.
Explaining the incident at the regular police press conference yesterday, Mr Conteh said on Monday October 8, Mr Alpha Thomas, the Russian Consul in Sierra Leone and of No12 beach road Lumley, reported to the police a call he received from Mr Romes Konou , the Manager of Atlantic Gems Limited of NO2 Frazer Davies drive off Kings Street Congo Cross.
He explained further that a Russian, Mr Serguey Tigranyal disappeared from home since the night of October 7 and was suspected to have been allegedly murdered by another Russian, Alexanderer Fedorenks of the same address. Mr Conteh also explained that when the Police at Congo Cross received the reports they visited the scene of crime where the suspect Alexanderer Fedorenks was found in possession of a pistol and had bruises on his face and hands. Also blood stains were discovered within the said house and in the room of the suspect where the deceased was also found laid.
Mr Conteh said the police have obtained statements from the complainants and four witnesses .
The pistol and a Toyota landcruiser were taken as exhibits while the suspect is assisting the police in their investigations