The Main Investigations Directorate over North Caucasian Federal District of the Investigative Committee of Russia launched a probe into Temirlan Abdulgaziev suspected of committing an offense under Part 1 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (financing terrorism).
Investigation established that in February 2017 Abdulgaziev was reliably aware of the participation of a resident of the Republic of Dagestan on the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic in the activities of a terrorist organization banned on the territory of the Russian Federation. Having a direct intent to assist the terrorist activities of this organization by financing it, at the request of the latter, the suspect made a transfer of funds to the bank card number provided by the specified person.
A probe into Dagestan resident receiving the money was launched by an Investigative body of the Investigative Committee of Russia under Part 4 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (organization of financing terrorism). Apart from that, an investigative body of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Republic of Dagestan launched a probe into the indicated person 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).
Abdulgaziev was detained in the Republic of Dagestan by collaborative efforts of the Central Office of the Federal Security Service of Russia, Stavropol Territorial Department of the Federal Security Service of Russia and E Centre of the Main Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the North Caucasian Federal District; the court ruled to place him into custody.
At present, the investigation is establishing the role and exact actions of the suspect and checking his involvement in other offenses not related to this criminal case. Apart from that, active measures are being taken to identify other perpetrators involved in the offense. The criminal investigation is ongoing.