Hizb ut-Tahrir terrorist group member arrested in Moscow
Affected Countries: russian-federation;
Moscow’s Meshchansky Court arrested one of several members of the Hizb ut-Tahrir outlawed international terror group, detained by the intelligence services in 10 different regions of Russia, the court press service told TASS, adding that the suspect was arrested for 2 months.
“Khaidarov O. was put into custody until April 16, 2021. He is charged with [participation in organization deemed terrorist],” the press service said. Khaidarov is facing up to 20 years in prison.
Previously, the Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia disclosed that member of the Hizb ut-Tahrir terror groups were apprehended in Crimea, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Primorsky, Krasnoday, Bashkiria regions, Orlov,Kaluga, Invanovo regions and the republic of Dagestan.
According to the FSB, “the group members disseminated a belligerent Islamist terror ideology – including via the Internet – featuring intolerance to other religions, and recruited Russian muslims into the ranks of the international terror group.”
Criminal cases were initiated against seven apprehended people.