Vladimir Osiya — famend as one of the vital outstanding and profitable MMA coaches in Russia — has been arrested on suspicion of organizing the assassination of the procuring centre supervisor in Moscow.
The information was reported by the 112 Telegram channel and sports activities.ru. The information was later confirmed by a number of Russian media shops, who added that three different suspects have been additionally arrested.
“Investigative actions are ongoing. All detainees, together with Vladimir Osiya, are being interrogated. Testimonies that got through the investigation of the legal case on the group of the homicide of a businessman within the Moscow Area in 2019 are being checked,” an unnamed supply instructed tass.ru.
The continued arrest and interrogation is expounded to the homicide of Nikolai Leonov, who was gunned down whereas on his method to the procuring centre in suburban Moscow the place he labored. Shortly thereafter, regulation enforcement officers detained the spouse of the procuring centre’s director, who was allegedly concerned in organizing the homicide.
In keeping with stories, law enforcement officials additionally found a white powdery substance beside the condo constructing the place Osiya resided. Upon additional examination, it was decided to be 1.eight kilograms value of cocaine, and is now assumed that Osiya threw the substance out of his window previous to his arrest.
Osiya, 35, is greatest generally known as the coach of fashionable middleweight fighter Magomed Ismailov. He was named the very best MMA coach of 2016 by the Russian MMA Union and was awarded the title of Honoured Coach of Russia, the very best rank for a coach, in 2019.
Regardless of the arrest, outstanding figures throughout the Russian MMA panorama stay hopeful that he will likely be deemed harmless.
“Arrested below suspicion and confirmed responsible – that’s two huge variations,” Battle Nights World proprietor Kamil Gadzhiev instructed Sports activities 24 (h/t RT Sports activities): To speak about his guilt is untimely. If that’s the case, then it’s a very unhappy circumstance not just for me and Magomed (Ismailov), however as an entire for (Russian) MMA trade.”