In Germany arrested a Russian citizen on suspicion of funding ISIS

German authorities arrested a Russian citizen on suspicion of funding terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). On Wednesday, February 22, RIA Novosti reported, citing a statement by the representative of the Prosecutor’s office of Munich.

“He was arrested yesterday (February 21 — approx. “Of the”). We are talking about 35-year-old citizen of Russia”, — he said. According to a law enforcement officer, the same day the decision was made to arrest the suspect.

The man is accused of funding ISIS through their own funds and money collected in social networks.

On 25 October last year it was reported that the German authorities suspected 13 Russian citizens in the financing of terrorism. Police carried out searches in 12 apartments in Thuringia, Hamburg and North Rhine-Westphalia. The special operation was conducted in connection with the investigation against 28-year-old Chechen suspected of membership in ISIS.