Investigation of a probe into Dagestan Republic resident financing terrorism finished

The Main Investigations Directorate over North Caucasian Federal District of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in collaboration with the Central Office of 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 finished investigation of a probe into resident of the Republic of Dagestan Dinislam Shamaev. He is accused of committing an offence under Part 1 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (financing terrorism).

Investigation established that from December 2015 to May 2017 Shamaev, residing in Moscow and being fully aware of participation of four residents of the Republic of Dagestan in activities of banned in Russia Islamic State terrorist organization in Syria and having a direct intention to facilitate terrorist activities of the said organization by its financing, carried out a fund raising upon request of the participants and transfered over 305,00 rubles and 3,300 USD to passport details of citizens of other countries indicated by the Republic of Dagestan residents.

The investigative bodies of the Investigative Committee of Russia and Dagestan Republican Department of the Internal Ministry of Russia launched probes into the residents of the Republic of Dagestan under  Part 2 of Article 205.5 of the Criminal Code of Russia (participation in the activities of an organization recognized as terrorist under legislation of the Russian Federation) and  Part 4 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (organization of financing terrorism).

The investigation gathered enough evidence, therefore, the criminal case against Shamaev with the approved indictment has been sent to the 2 Western District Military Court to be tried on the merits.