A verdict is adjudicated on a terrorism financing trial

The evidence collected by the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the North Caucasian Federal Okrug in cooperation with a subdivision of the Main Directorate of the FSB of Russia was recognized as sufficient for a guilty verdict against Mr. Saad Akhmednabiev, a resident of the Republic of Dagestan. He was found guilty of committing a crime prescribed in Part 4, Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (assistance to criminal terrorist activity).

The investigation and the court established that Mr. Akhmednabiev, being the brother of Mr. Israil Akhmednabiev (known as Abu Umar Sasitlinsky), who is on the International Wanted List, was on the territory of the Republic of Dagestan and the Republic of Turkey, between the 2015 to 2019, organized the collection and the sending of funds under the guise of charitable activities to members of an international terrorist order to facilitate the activities of an international terrorist organization by financing it, using bank cards issued in the name of his cohabitant and her mother.

By the verdict of the Southern Okrug Military Court, Mr. Akhmednabiyev was sentenced to 16.5 years in prison to be served in a strict regime penal colony.