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Russia exposes murder of 7 businessmen
Updated: 2004-11-20 10:37

The murder of seven business people in the Russian republic of Karachayevo-Cherkessiya has been exposed, Russia's Deputy Prosecutor General for the southern federal district Nikolai Shepel said on Friday, the Itar-Tass reported.

Speaking at the local television, Shepel said 15 suspects in the case had been arrested, while two more were still at large.

"Enough evidence has been collected against them," he said.

The bodies of the seven murdered residents were discovered by Russian official investigators in Karachayevo-Cherkessiya in Southern Russia on Nov. 8

The Deputy Prosecutor General said the seven victims known as shareholders of Kavkaztsement company had been missing since Oct. 11, and their bodies were discovered thanks to the efforts of detectives and investigators, in particular the testimony of two key suspects in the case arrested several days before.

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