An Accused Terrorism Sponsor Will Appear Before the Court


The Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in North Caucasian Federal District has finalized the investigation against Mr.Islam Arslanbekov. He is accused with committing the crimes, prescribed in Part 4 Art. 205.1 the Criminals Code of the Russian Federation (terrorism sponsoring).

To establish the circumstances of the committed crime and to hold Mr. Arslanbekov criminally liable was possible thanks to cooperation between the division of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation and the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in North Caucasian Federal District.

The investigation established that between January 2014 to October 2017, Mr. Arslanbekov has been assisted the Islamic State International Terrorist Organization, banned in the Russian Federation. He organized its financing; he collected and transited the funds to the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic, where funds were intended to be used as support of the illegal armed forces aimed to commit the terrorist crimes, in the amount of about 1 million rubles.

The Investigation has collected a sufficient evidentiary basis, so the criminal case against Arslanbekov together with the confirmed indictment, were transferred to the Southern District Military Court for further trial on the merits.

22 April 2022 17:56

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