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St. Petersburg businessman arrested for funding terrorists

The man who translated more than 200 thousand rubles to Finance the activities of terrorists, arrested in St. Petersburg, reports a press-service gumvd across Petersburg and Leningrad region.

According to the press service, 31-year-old from St. Petersburg until March of 2019 doing business in the field of transportation. "To Finance the prohibited activities, he translated about 206,6 thousand rubles to the Bank account of the citizen in the territory of another foreign state", - is told in the message.

The detainee found during the search literature of an extremist nature, and about 1.5 million rubles to Finance the prohibited activities, the report says.

A criminal case under part 1 of article 205.1 of the criminal code "Promoting terrorist activities". The suspect was arrested.