In Stavropol Region, a woman found guilty of financing terrorist activities


The evidence gathered by the Stavropol Regional Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation was found sufficient by the court to sentence a Mikhailovsk citizen. She was found guilty of committing of an offence under Part 1 of Article 208 of the Criminal Code of Russia (assistance to an armed unit (association, detachment, militia or other group) not provided for by federal law, leading of such unit or its financing).

Investigation and the court established that in 2017 the accused used her bank card to transfer money to a bank account opened to collect financial aid for participants of international terrorist organization "Islamic state" banned in Russia. The probe was based on materials of the Directorate of the Federal Security System in Stavropol Territory and the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Stavropol Territory.

The court sentenced the woman to 6 years of imprisonment in a general regime penal colony.

10 March 2020 11:22

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