Sentence imposed over a man for financing terrorism and participation in an illegal armed formation

Evidence collected by the Main Investigations Directorate over North Caucasian Federal District of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in collaboration with the Federal Security Service of Russia and Centre E of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia over the North-Caucasian Federal District was found by court to be sufficient to sentence citizen of Surgut city of Khanty-Mansi autonomous district - Yugra Zurab Mammaev. He was found guilty of committing of offenses under Part 2 of Article 208 of the Criminal Code of Russia (participation in a foreign armed formation not provided for by legislation of the country for purposes contrary to interests of the Russian Federation), Part 1 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (financing terrorism).

Investigation and the court established that during the period from October 2014 to January 2015 Mammaev was taking part in illegal armed group "Kazakh jamaat" in Syrian Arab Republic, being a structural unit of international terrorist organization "Islamic state" (banned in the Russian Federation by court decision). He was carrying out functional duties of life support of the illegal armed group by providing primary health care to its participants. In the beginning of February 2015, after committing of the offense, Mammaev returned to the Russian Federation and failed to report to law enforcement bodies of the Russian Federation about his involvement in illegal activities until the day of his arrest on June 18, 2019, despite having a real opportunity to do so.

Apart from that, during the period from September 2014 to February 2016 Mammaev, residing in Surgut and being aware of participation of another Khanty-Mansi autonomous district - Yugra resident in activities of a banned terrorist organization, transferred 135 000 rubles in parts to bank cards indicated by the man.

The Central District Military Court sentenced Mammaev to 3 years of imprisonment.