The wife of Mukhtar Arislanov, a Simferopol resident who went missing on August 27, 2015, and whose house has been searched this morning, is wanted for questioning, said Emil Kurbedinov, the wife’s lawyer.

“After her house was searched, Mukhtar Arislanov’s wife was served with a subpoena to appear for questioning by 1 p.m.,” Kurbedinov wrote on his Facebook page.

As was reported earlier by the QHA, Mukhtar Arislanov went grocery shopping to the Zalessky outdoor market in Sevastopol on August 27, 2015, and has been missing ever since.

Police have launched a criminal probe into Kurbedinov’s disappearance as per Section 1 of Article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.