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4 Russian police officers suspected in murder of Catholic

Catholic World News - October 14, 2010

Four police officers are among the suspects in the robbery and murder of a Catholic near Moscow.

According to Russian media reports, Akhmed Merizov was carrying $1,400 on Church-related business when the four police officers stopped him for a document check. The four reportedly told a friend about the money Merizov was transporting; the friend allegedly robbed, beat, and murdered Merizov, and then split the money with the police officers.

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