The head of the local transportation police has been killed in the Southern Russian republic of Ingushetia. A search for the gunmen is underway.
Lieutenant Colonel Arapkhanov was attacked by unknown gunmen near his house in the region bordering Chechnya. He died later in hospital.
Local police say it is not the first attempt on his life.
Arapkhanov was known for his active fight against crime and his murder could be in revenge. ( RT )