MOSCOW, March 10 – RIA Novosti. A 16-year-old schoolboy, who was driven by a feeling of hostility towards classmates and teachers, wanted to arrange a terrorist attack in the Penza region, the RF IC reported.
According to the FSB, a terrorist attack was prevented in an educational institution in the Penza region, the suspect was arrested. As a RIA Novosti source in law enforcement agencies told earlier, investigators opened a case under the article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Preparing for a terrorist act” against a 16-year-old Penza schoolboy who wrote on a social network that he was going to shoot his classmates. The court placed the teenager under house arrest, he does not admit his guilt. “A criminal case has been initiated against the teenager born in 2005 …” preparation for a terrorist act “… According to the investigation, a 16-year-old teenager, feeling dislike and hostility towards to his classmates and teachers, he planned to commit a terrorist act in his school in April 2021, “the UK said in a statement.
It is noted that during the attack, he planned to use a smooth-bore hunting rifle. During the inspections of the home of the teenager and his relatives, a gun and hunting powder were seized. The investigators asked the court to place him in custody, but house arrest was chosen as a preventive measure.
“At present, measures are being taken to appeal against this court decision. The investigation of the criminal case continues,” the message says.