Saturday, Oct 24 2020
All Cities
Choose Your City
'Gennadii Iudin, the Krasnoyarsk distiller made millions in the liquor trade and built Siberia's greatest private library'
W.Bruce Lincoln

Robber arrested threatening to inject his victims with AIDS virus

By The Siberian Times reporter
25 March 2014

Police caught a 28 year old who pulled out a syringe to 'infect' locals with killer disease.

The robber threatened his victim with a syringe, 'infected with AIDS'. Picture: Irkutsk Region police 

The man was trapped after and 18 year old student reported an incident at a bus stop in Irkutsk, complaining about the robber demanding to hand over all money and valuables. The student refused 'and the attacker took out a syringe and began threatening him, saying he would infect him with AIDS'.

The robber then tore a gold chain from the student's neck and ran off. 

'Offcicers started chasing the attacker and he was soon located and arrested,' said a statement from police. 

'He is a local man, 28, already jailed for robbery in the past.' 

If convicted he faces up to seven years in prison. Police suspect 'a series of similar crimes' and have asked for assistance from local residents.

Tags:

Add your comment

We welcome a healthy debate, but do not accept offensive or abusive comments. Please also read 'Siberian Times' Privacy Policy

Name

Town/Country

Add your comments

The views expressed in the comments above are those of our readers. 'Siberian Times' reserves the right to pre-moderate some comments.

Control code*

Type the code

* obligatory


News

Business

The Bank of Russia official exchange rates of foreign currencies
EUR90.41USD76.47GBP100.19Other...