In the Republic of Dagestan, two women to stand trial for facilitation of organization of financing terrorism

The Dagestan Republican Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia finished investigation into two women, a 24-year-old and a 33-year-old. They are accused of committing offenses under Part 3 of Article 33, Part 4 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (facilitation of organization of financing terrorism).

According to investigation, in 2018 the suspects through the Internet met a participant of illegal armed formations put on the international wanted list who had left to Syrian Arab Republic in 2015 for participation in combats.

Adhering to radical ideas and sharing his views, the women agreed to help raise funds intended to finance the activities of illegal armed formations by providing their bank cards through which they made transfers of funds in the amount of 250,000 and 20,000 rubles, respectively, realizing that it will be used for the needs of financing bandit formations operating in Syria. During a search at the residence of the accused investigators found bank cards used for cash transfers, technical means of transmitting information and documents of importance for the investigation.

The investigation gathered enough evidence; therefore, the probe with the approved indictment will be sent to the court to be tried on the merits.   

The organizer of financing terrorism was put on an international wanted list

23 July 2020 17:07

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