Returning from Iraq, the Russians will be released from criminal liability

Returning from Iraq, the Russians will be released from criminal liability

IVAN, Sep 2 — RIA Novosti. On the eve returned from Iraq in Grozny the Russians with children would be exempt from criminal liability as surrendered, told RIA Novosti in the centre on counteraction to terrorism and extremism in the Chechen interior Ministry.

On Friday evening a special flight from Erbil in Iraqi Grozny was taken 4 women and eight children rescued from the war zone in the middle East. Among them three Russian women: one a native of Chechnya, with three children, resident of Tver and Nizhnevartovsk with two children. The fourth woman from Kazakhstan with three children.

“They will be assembled the material, they will be questioned and a procedural decision. Because they voluntarily returned to their homeland, were surrendered, we will take, in accordance with the law, they surrender in the future they will be prosecuted,” said the center.

They reported that in article 208 of “participation in illegal armed groups” there is a note that allows in such cases to exempt from criminal liability if this person was not involved in other crimes.

The fate of the citizen of Kazakhstan will solve the country’s authorities. “It is transit,” — said the source.

The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov in early August laid out in Instagram video, which was filmed in an orphanage in Baghdad and telling about Russian children, whose parents have joined the IG, took them out of the country, and then abandoned after the liberation of the Iraqi Mosul. The head of Chechnya expressed the hope that the families of these children recognize them and write to a special address.

Publication from Ramzan Kadyrov (@kadyrov_95) Aug 10 2017 at 7:39 PDT

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According to the office of the Commissioner for the rights of the child in the zone of hostilities in the Middle East were evacuated about 350 children, mostly from Chechnya and Dagestan.