IS member in Rostov-on-Don sentenced to 11 years of strict regime

A Russian who fought for IS on the side of militants in Syria received 11 years of strict regime

In Rostov-on-Don, the Southern District Military Court sentenced a member of IS organization) , having found him guilty of participating in it. This was announced on Monday, November 22, by Kommersant with reference to the court's press service.

According to the newspaper, during the hearings it was established that a native of Dagestan Batyr Magomedov was trained in a special terrorist camp and since 2013 from 2016 to 2016 he fought in Syria on the side of the militants. The Russian received weapons and ammunition after training.

In addition, Magomedov took part in various hostilities on the side of the “Islamic State” after participating in hostilities in Syria and up to September 2020.

Magomedov was charged with two articles of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation – “Participation in the activities of an organization that is recognized as terrorist in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation” and “Participation in an armed formation not provided for by federal law for purposes contrary to the interests of the Russian Federation.” It is not yet known whether he will appeal the verdict.