Tajik citizen was convicted for the recruitment of inhabitants of Khabarovsk.*

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in fotobounce at the hearing. Archival photoTajik citizen was convicted for the recruitment of inhabitants of Khabarovsk.*© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary the image Bank

Far East district military court recognised the citizen of Tajikistan guilty in the recruitment of residents of Khabarovsk in the ranks of the terrorist organization ISIS*, he was sentenced to 4.5 years of imprisonment, informs management of FSB of Russia in the Eastern military district.

The court found that the convict had a theological education, was a supporter of the radical religious sects of Islam and supported the activities of the IG*. For several months he lived in Khabarovsk and was attracted to his views of a few residents, and one of them has prepared for committing terrorist activities under the auspices of the IG* on the territory of Russia. In December 2017, the recruiter was arrested.

«The far-Eastern district military court recognised the citizen of the Republic of Tajikistan guilty of promoting terrorist activities and sentenced him to four years six months of imprisonment with punishment serving in a colony of General regime», — stated in the message.

The FSB said that in passing sentence the court took into account a full confession convicted of guilt and his remorse.

The sentence came into legal force.

*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.

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