In Kaliningrad have detained 12 members of the terrorist group

In Kaliningrad have detained 12 members of the terrorist group

Terrorists recruited residents of the Kaliningrad region. Immigrants from Central Asia were recruited by residents of the region in the grouping “Islamic Jihad — Jamaat of the Mujahideen*. The cell leader is wanted in Uzbekistan for extremism.

KALININGRAD, April 26 — RIA Novosti. In Kaliningrad, the FSB special forces arrested twelve militants of the terrorist organization “Islamic Jihad — Jamaat of the Mujahideen*”, reported the press service of the Ministry.

It is noted that the immigrants from Central Asia, possibly involved in the recruitment to terrorist organizations.

Intelligence agencies have also installed leader of the cell who was wanted in Uzbekistan for the crimes of an extremist orientation. According to police, he recruited the inhabitants of the Kaliningrad region, including immigrants from Central Asia in the interests of the emissaries of the group “Islamic Jihad — Jamaat Mujahideen”.

The detainee gives confession, including the participation of their relatives in the activities of international terrorist organizations. In addition, links have been the leader of the cell, there is a check of their involvement with the militants operating in Syria.

In the near future it is planned to deport foreign detainees in the country from which they came. There they will be tried for terrorism.

*A terrorist group banned in Russia.