Investigation of a probe into financing terrorism completed


The Main Investigations Directorate over North Caucasian Federal District of the Investigative Committee of Russia has finished investigation of a probe into Saadu Ahmednabiev. 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 Akhmednabiyev, who is the brother of internationally wanted Israil Akhmednabiyev (known as Abu Umar Sasitlinsky), while in the Republic of Dagestan and the Republic of Turkey, from 2015 to 2019, in order to promote the activities of an international terrorist organization by financing it, using bank cards registered in the name of his roommate and her mother, organized collection under the guise of charity activities and sending them to members of an international terrorist organization.

The investigation was carried out in cooperation with a subdivision of the Central Office of the Federal Security Service of Russia.

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

29 December 2021 19:00

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