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ISIS banned recruiter in Russia arrested in Irkutsk region

ISIS banned recruiter in Russia arrested in Irkutsk region
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In the Irkutsk Region, investigators indicted an 26-year-old citizen of the Republic of Tajikistan. He is suspected of assisting in terrorist activities, illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation and carrying of firearms, ammunition, illegal manufacture of weapons, participation in a gang, extortion, intentional infliction of slight harm to health and kidnapping.

According to the investigation, an active supporter of the ISIS organization banned in Russia for a long time with his friends tried to recruit people and campaigned friends to get combat experience and go to war in Syria. According to the press service of the RF IC, the young man was an active participant in a gang kidnapping people in the Irkutsk region, as well as engaged in extortion and the sale of weapons.

The recruiter was detained at the place of residence and taken into custody. Ammunition and 14 weapons were found and seized from him; in the apartment, security officials found a large amount of religious literature, flash cards with audio files that contained information about the justification of terrorism and extremism.

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