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IN People ON 22 Jan, 2016
The murder mystery of a former spy Alexander Litvinenko is counted as one of the most high-profile cases in the world. If you are not aware of this Russian spy, allow me brief you first.
"This man was a former officer of the Russian FSB secret service, who specialised in tackling organised crime". Litvinenko was on a mission where he was strategically poisoned in London Hotel. He died 3 weeks later in 2006.
And after a decade, a public inquiry lit up the case of former Russian spy, they blamed two Russian agents for his murder and also said that President Vladimir Putin probably sanctioned Litvinenko's death. But who are these people and why did this death case cause such controversy? There is more to the case than you can imagine. Let's go back in time and find out the real culprits, who Alexnder himself helped to lay our bet on.
In U.K, MI6 hired him to investigate corruptions among senior Russian officials.
On his investigation of Spanish links to the Russian Mafia, he planned to fly Spain with the agent Andrei Lugovoi, who is the main suspect in Alexander's death. At a London hotel on 1 November 2006, Litvinenko had tea with Andrei and one more former agent, Dmitri Kovtun.
The man was murdered with Polonium-210, it was mixed with his tea. Soon Alexander fell ill, and after three days he was admitted to Barnet General Hospital. He died three weeks later.
.. on 22 May 2007 When Britain's director of public prosecutions decides Mr. Lugovoi should be charged with the murder of Mr. Litvinenko. Even after having enough evidence, Russian police refused to hand over Andre and the other agent. This controversial statement spread like a wildfire.
After looking upon all the reports, public inquiries came to the conclusion that Mr. Litvinenko's murder was "probably" approved by President Putin. Yes has a very serious involvement in his assassination. .
Litvinenko's wife says, " Putin and his personal cable are directly implicated in organised crime. They are willing to murder those who stands in their ways, my husband was murdered for the same reason."