Ramzan Kadyrov and Makhi Idrisov. Screenshot of mahi_idrisov Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/p/BM_fcMLDJdb/

24 September 2019, 08:33

Makhi Idrisov placed under house arrest

Makhi Idrisov, who boasted in a social network of his friendship with Ramzan Kadyrov, was placed under house arrest for a month within the case of illegal arms dealing.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on September 19, a source from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Dagestan announced the detention of Makhi Idrisov, calling him a friend of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov. According to the source, Idrisov's home was searched.

A number of photos were posted on Makhi Idrisov's Instagram page, from which it follows that he is on friendly terms with Ramzan Kadyrov. Thus, in the photos posted on May 14, 2018, Kadyrov and Idrisov are pictured squatting next to each other in the gym; in the other one, they stand embraced.

According to the ruling of the Kirov District Court of Makhachkala, Makhi Idrisov was placed under house arrest for one month – until October 19, the "Interfax-South" has reported today with reference to a court source.

It is noted that a criminal case against Idrisov has been instituted under the article on illegal arms circulation. The maximum penalty provided for by this article is imprisonment for up to four years.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on September 23, 2019 at 09:50 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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