Eliminated in the CBD militants was serving a sentence in prison

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in photobakire and radio officer of the FSB. Archival photoEliminated in the CBD militants was serving a sentence in prison© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary the image Bank

Three militants liquidated on Thursday in Mayskiy district of Kabardino-Balkaria, was previously convicted and served a sentence in prison for committing crimes, told RIA Novosti source in law enforcement bodies of the region.

Earlier Thursday, the public relations Center of the FSB announced that in conjunction with the police in the May district CBD suppressed the activity of members of religious-extremist cell, who planned the murder of law enforcement officials and big businessmen in the region. At detention gangsters have rendered armed resistance, in the end, three were killed, one arrested. Seized weapons and «means of destruction». On the given fact criminal case under article «Illegal circulation of weapons» and «the Encroachment on life of law enforcement officers» of the criminal code.

«All three liquidated militants – the residents of Kabardino-Balkaria in age from 20 years to 31 years, they have been previously convicted for ordinary crimes and were serving sentences in the colony. From prison, they were freed in 2017-2018», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, the organizer of the religious-extremist cell was a 31-year-old resident of the village of Nartan.

«At the scene seized a Kalashnikov rifle, a pistol and shotgun,» — said the Agency interlocutor.