In Novosibirsk the court has arrested suspected terrorists

Oktyabrsky district court of Novosibirsk has arrested a Russian citizen and a citizen of Kyrgyzstan suspected of involvement in the terrorist organization "Islamic party of Turkestan"*, according to the website of the court.

"The October district court of Novosibirsk in a closed court hearing considered the petition of the investigator of management of Federal security service across the Novosibirsk region about election of a measure of restraint in respect of M., a citizen of the Russian Federation, and W. - citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic who are suspected of committing a crime under part 2 of article 205.5 of the criminal code of Russian Federation", - stated in the message.

According to investigators, they are members of the "Islamic party of Turkestan"*, organization recognized by the decision of the Supreme Court, the terrorist, whose activities are banned in Russia.

"The court in relation to the M. W. the measure of restraint in form of detention for a term until 20 September 2020. The decision has not come into force and may be appealed to the Novosibirsk regional court within three days," - said in court.

The sanction of article of participation in a terrorist organization entails a penalty of imprisonment for a term of ten to twenty years.

Last Thursday, the service reported that the security forces in Moscow, Novosibirsk and Krasnoyarsk region stopped activity of inter-regional structure of the "Islamic movement of Uzbekistan"*, was arrested 22 persons from among its leaders and rank and file members, who are encouraged to commit crimes of a terrorist nature, were recruited and transported recruits in the combat zone, funded terrorists in Syria. The special operation was conducted by FSB with the participation of the Ministry of internal Affairs and Regardie.

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia