In the occupied Crimea, the FSB detained a local resident, accusing him of membership in the volunteer battalion of a name of N. Çelebicihan.
The name of the detainee in the occupation intelligence service were not disclosed. It is known that the court took him into custody.
“The investigative Department of the FSB of Russia in the Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol brought criminal case concerning the inhabitant of the black sea region of the Republic of Crimea suspected of participating in the activities of “illegal armed formations operating on the territory of a foreign state for purposes contrary to the interests of the Russian Federation” (part 2 of article 208 of the criminal code),” – said in the message.
On the Russian media published a video of the arrest shows that the employees of the FSB climbed over the fence of a private house and broke into the Crimea.
Update 13:28. On the page “Crimean solidarity” in Facebook said that the detainee was a 55-year-old Mimetikov Nariman.
According to “Crimean solidarity,” he was detained on February 3, 4 he was arrested. Crimean Tatar faces from 8 to 15 years of imprisonment.
According to investigators, the wines of the Crimean Tatar lies in the fact that in summer 2016 he went to the mainland of Ukraine, where he joined the ranks of the “Crimean Tatar volunteer battalion named Çelebicihan”.
“Subsequently, the man returned to Crimea until the day of his arrest lived with his elderly mother, as evidenced by the video of the press service of the FSB, published on the website “Criminal”, where in the course of the search, he informs the security services of information about persons currently in the household”, – stated in the message.
The press service of the FSB also stated that the detainee fault lies in the fact that he “has addressed in law enforcement bodies” after returning to the occupied Crimea.
It is also known that earlier in the Crimea for participation in this battalion was arrested three Eden Kadyrov, Fevzi Sarangi and Dilyaver Gafarov.
Volunteer battalion the name of Noman Çelebicihan has started to build in 2016, its members were primarily Crimean activists. The battalion had planned was stationed admingranitse in the Crimea in the Kherson region. As previously reported, “Radio Liberty”, dobrobat has positioned itself as the Crimean, not the Crimean Tatar formation.
In Russia and occupied Crimea it is recognized as illegal armed groups.