belonging to Russian computer expert Sergei M******, who has
been questioned by police as part of the Madeleine McCann
investigation, was destroyed in an explosion in the early hours
of this morning (Thursday, March 20) in Praia da Luz.
belonging to Sergei M******, with the word fala
(talk) clearly visible on the pavement.
Photo: SOLARPIX/ BRAINPIX
The incident is said to have taken place at around 5am next to
his apartment, where the word 'fala' (talk) had been written on
the pavement next to the car.
Witnesses told The Resident that two cars were involved
in the blast and maintain that one belonged to M******.
Police first interviewed M****** on May 16, 2007, around two
weeks after Madeleine McCann went missing.
Police searched the home of the IT expert, who designed a
website for Robert Murat and was seen talking to Murat several
times in the days after Madeleine,s
expert Sergei M******, who has been questioned by police
as part of the Madeleine McCann investigation.
He was adamant that he was interviewed as a witness, not a
He claims he only
had a professional relationship with official suspect, Robert
Murat, and he has never been named as an arguido.
He has lived in Praia da Luz for around seven years and has
always maintained he had nothing to do with Madeleine's
The Judicial Police could not confirm this morning's blast took
place but witnesses in the area have told The Resident
that two cars were involved. They have also said that one of the
cars belonged to M******.
The Resident spoke to Robert Murat, who said that he had
not been told about the incident but did confirm that M******
drove a Silver Audi, similar to the car that was torched.
?I am in England now but I am surprised that no one in Praia da
Luz phoned me to tell me about it', he said.