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    A judge and a businessman from Chechnya were discovered killed on Wednesday near a highway in Russia’s volatile southern republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, a spokesman for the local investigation committee said.

    NALCHIK, October 10 (RIA Novosti) - A judge and a businessman from Chechnya were discovered killed on Wednesday near a highway in Russia’s volatile southern republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, a spokesman for the local investigation committee said.

    The spokesman said that the people were discovered in a ditch with gun wounds in their bodies and heads. They were identified as Adam Agakhadzhiyev, a judge from Chechnya, and Isa Atayev, a Chechen businessman.

    “According to our information, they were heading from Chechnya to the city of Yessentuki in the Stavropol Territory,” the spokesman said adding that a criminal case was launched on murder charges.

    He also said that both of them were reported missing on Tuesday.

     

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