Security officials detained in the Moscow region 12 members of the terrorist organization that recruited citizens. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the Metropolitan Directorate of the interior Ministry.
“Investigators of the Center on counteraction to extremism GU MVD of Russia in Moscow together with colleagues from the Main Department for combating extremism of the interior Ministry and FSB officers detained 12 citizens are active participants and leaders in a terrorist organization”, — reported in a press-service.
The police said that the suspects were detained on the territory of Moscow and Moscow region, where he was engaged in campaigning and “involvement of citizens in the activities of the organization, is prohibited on the territory of the Russian Federation”.
During searches of the detainees seized prohibited literature and media, reported in a press-service.
On the given fact the investigatory service of management of FSB across Moscow and Moscow region opened a criminal case under article 205.5 of the criminal code (organization of activities of a terrorist organization and participation in activities of such an organization).
Earlier Wednesday, the source TASS in law enforcement agencies reported that during large-scale security operation in Moscow and the Moscow region detained more than 25 people suspected of extremism, aiding terrorism and having links with the Wahhabi underground Russia. According to the source, the arrest took place at several dozen locations.
In turn, a source “RIA Novosti” in law enforcement said about 20 detainees. He noted that most of the detainees are immigrants from the former Soviet Union.