In St. Petersburg detained the eighth alleged recruiter “dzhebhat an-Nusra” and IG

In St. Petersburg detained the eighth alleged recruiter “dzhebhat an-Nusra” and IG

ST. PETERSBURG, April 6. /TASS/. Eighth suspect in the recruitment of citizens in the banned terrorist organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra” and “Islamic state” (IG) detained in St. Petersburg, said Thursday the Main investigatory management SK across Petersburg. Earlier the office reported about the arrest of seven suspects.

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“Fifth of April 2017 as a result of investigative actions and operational-search activities, investigators together with employees of regional managements of FSB and the Russian interior Ministry and special forces of Regardie detained eight citizens from the republics of Central Asia,” said GUS.

Press Secretary of the St. Petersburg city court Daria Lebedeva said that the Oktyabrsky district court in the second half of the day will elect a measure of restraint in respect of the recruiters.

“Hearings on the materials on the election of preventive measures against eight people suspected of facilitating terrorist activities, will be held today in the Oktyabrsky district court after 15:00 Moscow time”, — she said.

According to investigators, they Nov 2015 carried out in St.-Petersburg recruiting mainly people from the Central Asian republics for committing terrorist crimes and the involvement of banned terrorist organizations “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra” and “Islamic state”. In addition, the detainees sought to attract recruited to the activities of other illegal armed groups, including abroad.

SK Russia will carefully check all the connections and contacts of the detainees, but it should be noted that at this point in the investigation there is no information about the communication and acquaintance detained by the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro.The investigative Committee in St. Petersburg

The main investigative Department of the investigative Committee in St. Petersburg opened a criminal case on signs of the crime provided by article “Promoting terrorist activities” of the criminal code. “Conducted searches at the places of residence of suspects, during which removed Islamist extremist literature, objects and documents having importance for the investigation of the criminal case”, — said the Investigative Committee.

Currently, addressed the issue of the arrest of detainees and showing them the charges. Steps are being taken to identify and bring to justice the accomplices of the detainees.

Day 3 of April on the stretch between stations “Institute of Technology” and “Sennaya Ploschad” St. Petersburg metro in the train explosion. According to recent reports, killed 13 people, injured more than 50. As has informed a source in law enforcement bodies, explosive device detonated a suicide bomber. The investigative Committee on the eve called the name of the staged explosion of a man — he was a native of Kyrgyzstan Akbarjon Jalilov born in 1995.