A law enforcer. Photo: Gennady Anosov / Yugopolis

23 January 2020, 21:36

FSB reports detention of six extremists in Dagestan

The FSB Department for Dagestan reported the detention of supporters of the "At-Takfir Val-Hijra" extremist organization banned in Russia.

The law enforcement bodies consider six detainees as leaders and active members of a local unit of the extremist organization. "In the course of searches at their residential addresses, literature, and electronic information carriers with extremist materials were found," reports a source.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on December 23, the court imposed a fine on a resident of the Rutul District of Dagestan, at whose place law enforcers found a flag of the "Islamic State", a terrorist organization banned in Russia by the court.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 23, 2020 at 04:26 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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