KALININGRAD, 4 Mar – RIA Novosti. The Zelenogradskiy District Court chose a preventive measure in the form of arrest until May 3 to a suspect in preparing a terrorist attack at an energy facility in the Kaliningrad region, the press service of the Kaliningrad Regional Court told RIA Novosti.
Earlier, the FSB of the Russian Federation reported that a Russian was detained at a power plant in the Kaliningrad region for preparing a terrorist attack, the motive was “hatred of the current government.” At home, the defendant found a homemade bomb, instructions for its manufacture and components for synthesizing explosives. It also confiscated “materials with offensive content in relation to Russian executive and legislative bodies.”
“The court chose a measure of restraint for the suspect in the form of arrest until May 3, at the hearing he did not admit his guilt,” the court said.
It was reported that a criminal case against the suspect was initiated under Part 1 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (assistance to terrorist activities). The suspect was preparing a terrorist attack at the Severnaya substation in the Guryevsky district of the region. In the same area, the suspect was building a house, where he was detained by the FSB officers.
It is known that the suspect is 42 years old and will soon be 43. He is married and has a son, 18 years old. Works as a photographer. According to the FSB, his goal was to commit acts of a frightening nature. He came to the attention of the security forces thanks to information received from citizens.