Former concertmaster who attacked Moscow synagogue was sentenced to compulsory treatment

Moscow. March 17. INTERFAX – Moscow’s Basmanny court sent for compulsory treatment, the former concertmaster of the St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University Ivan Lebedev attacked in October last year at the Moscow choral synagogue, said the “Interfax” press Secretary of the court Juno Tsarev.

“The court today against Lebedev was ordered on the application of compulsory measures of a medical nature,” she said.

Thus, after the court decision comes into force Lebedev will be sent for treatment in specialized medical institution under the Federal penitentiary service of Russia.

As reported, the 40-year-old resident of the Moscow region town of Korolev I. Lebedev October 2, 2016, attacked the Moscow choral synagogue. He rushed into the building with gasoline and shot a guard from a traumatic gun.

The attacker was arrested and hospitalized in a special clinic. The police opened a criminal case under part 2 of article 213 of the criminal code (hooliganism). It turned out that the man consists on the account in a psychoneurological clinic.