Investigation of a probe into financing terrorism completed

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 finished investigation of a probe into Nurudin Abdurazakov. He is accused of committing an offence under Part 1 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (financing terrorism).

The investigation established that in the period from November 2016 to March 2017 Abdurazakov was present in the Republic of Dagestan. Being fully aware of participation of another Dagestan resident in Syrian Arab Republic in activities of terrorist organization "Islamic State", banned in Russia, and having direct intention to facilitate activities of the indicated organization by its financing, Abdurazakov upon request of the indicated resident transferred money to bank cards numbers disclosed by him.

A probe into Dagestan resident receiving the money was launched by investigative bodies 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, investigative bodies 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).

The criminal case with the approved indictment has been sent to the court to be tried on the merits.