The Governor of Odessa region of Ukraine Mikhail Saakashvili told the details of the accused in terrorist attacks at the airport in Istanbul the Russian Ahmed Cateva. It is alleged that at the time he was arrested in Georgia, however, issued at the request of political opponents of Saakashvili.
photo: Alexander Astafyev
The Governor said that chatayev was caught when he was Saakashvili the President of Georgia in the counter-terrorist operation, which was led by General Georgy Lordkipanidze, now leading the police in Odessa. Then during the arrest of criminals killed three security officials.
However, in 2012, when the authorities in the country came to the party “Georgian dream” headed by businessman Bidzina Ivanishvili, chatayev was released, as the members of the new Cabinet declared him a political prisoner.
Saakashvili recalled that he was against this decision, however, the release still occurred at the request of prosecutors.
Note that at the same time the new authorities of Georgia stated that Chatayev is not only criminal, but have been agreed by the witnesses, which the Georgian interior Ministry was allegedly forced to sign a false testimony. After the liberation, already according to the Russian special services, Chatayev moved to Syria, where he joined the banned in Russia “Islamic state” and began to develop a Russian theme.
Earlier, in 2011, Russia refused to extradite chatayev and the Bulgarian authorities, referring to he received in 2003 the refugee status. The status was given to him on the basis of, in particular, an amputated hand: he talked about it as a result of torture, but independent sources suspected that the amputation was a result of the injury.
Also Chatayev was arrested in 2008, when sailing on the ferry to Sweden. There his car was discovered an Arsenal of Kalashnikovs, but law enforcement believe to him that the weapon was planted.
Read more details of biography of a terrorist.
The ex-President of Georgia at the end of your entry in Facebook also expressed “full solidarity with the victims of the ruthless murder” and recalled that just a day before the attack, which killed more than 40 people through the airport of Istanbul was traveling with his 10-year-old son (the route from Istanbul to Odessa is a very popular destination).
Watch the video on the Camera captures the explosion of a suicide bomber in the Istanbul airport”
One of three explosions at the airport in Istanbul hit the lens of cameras. It shows visitors to the airport run from the terrorist. All of a sudden he drops, shot struck a police officer. However, the delay was not possible – after a few seconds the bomber activates an explosive device. Video posted on the website Twitter.com user Mesut Olun.