The "Tangim" Mosque in Makhachkala. Photo by Magomed Akhmedov for the "Caucasian Knot"

02 November 2019, 10:16

Believers voice out details of policemen's raid at Makhachkala mosque

On Friday, November 1, during a raid at the "Tangim" Mosque in Makhachkala, nobody was detained, the Dagestani Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has reported. Believers have told that they drove across the adjacent yards to avoid contacts with law enforcers.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that law enforcers are regularly conducting Friday raids in the vicinity of the "Tangim" Mosque in Makhachkala, which affects the number of worshipers. In particular, such raid was conducted on October 25. The MIA has explained it by the concern for public order.

This Friday, over 50 law enforcers were involved in the raid near the "Tangim" Mosque, a parishioner named Islam said. According to his story, they recorded drivers' personal data.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 1, 2019 at 10:50 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Ilyas Kapiev; Source: CK correspondent

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