Today, the Russian security forces searched and detained four people in Bakhchisaray, Crimea.
According to the Prosecutor’s Office of Crimea, the detainees are allegedly members of the Islamic organization Hizb ut-Tahrir, banned in Russia.
“The FSB intelligence and investigative agency has detained members of a terrorist organization and an organizer of its local cell in Bakhchisaray. Searches are made,” stated the Prosecutor of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya.
A criminal case was launched against three residents of Bakhchisaray for “participation in activities of a terrorist organization”. And another one citizen is convicted of a criminal offence for “terrorist activities organization”.
The Russian security forces occupied Bakhchisaray on the morning of May 12. Searches are made.