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Suspected Killer Of Madrasah Teacher Detained In Ingushetia

Police in Russia's restive North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia have arrested a suspect in connection with the killing of a teacher at a madrasah, or Islamic religious school.

Interior Ministry officials say the arrested 53-year-old local citizen has confessed to the killing of teacher Yunus Alkhigov.

The suspect accused the madrasah teacher of sexually harassing his 19-year-old son.

The teacher’s corpse, bearing gunshot wounds, was found by local residents late October 11 in the village of Troitskaya in Sunzha district.

Based on reporting by ITAR-TASS and Interfax