Russian lawmaker Rauf Arashukov smiles during hearings in a court in Moscow. Photo: AP

Russian MP Rauf Arashukov arrested for double murder after he tried to flee senate floor

  • Rauf Arashukov, a 32-year-old senator, is a suspect in the 2010 murders of two people and pressuring a witness to one of the killings
  • He is the first sitting senator to be detained on murder charges
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Russian lawmaker Rauf Arashukov smiles during hearings in a court in Moscow. Photo: AP
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