FSB officers detained in Khabarovsk a man involved in financing the terrorist organization Dzhebhat al-Nusra, banned in Russia. About it informs agency “RIA News” with reference to the press service of the regional FSB.
“The officers of the FSB of Russia in the Khabarovsk Territory detained a 26-year-old native of one of the Central Asian republics involved in committing crimes under Part 1.1 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (” assistance to terrorist activities, persuasion or recruitment “),” it was reported. The maximum penalty under this article foresees life imprisonment.
The department clarified that the foreigner voluntarily transferred money for the needs of one of the armed formations, which is part of the al-Nusra structure. In addition, four of his compatriots were identified who knew about the crime and did not report it to law enforcement agencies. Criminal cases were initiated against them under article 205.6 Of the Criminal Code of Russia (“failure to inform the authorities about the person who prepares, commits or has committed a crime under Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code”).
August 25 FSB together with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Rosgvardia held a special operation in five cities of Russia and one village and detained 31 members of the terrorist organization Katiba Tawhid Wal-Jihad, banned in Russia. The detainees, according to the FSB, were recruiting people who were then sent to hot spots, as well as financing militants in Syria and calling for terrorist attacks.