Court of Kharkiv on Monday, July 17, was arrested for two months a citizen of Russia, which in 2014 was on the international wanted list on suspicion of involvement in terrorist group “Islamic state”*, reports “UKRINFORM” with reference to press Secretary of the Prosecutor of Kharkiv region Vita Dubovik.

According to her, demanding to take the citizen into custody in the court appealed Dergachevskaya the Prosecutor’s office. She said that 26-year-old native of the Russian Federation in 2016 was detained in Chernigov. For some time he remained in custody pending extradition, but in December 2016, the court changed the measure of restraint-hour house arrest with an electronic bracelet.

However, the Russians took the bracelet and hid from law enforcement. Found it was six months later – on 13 July in Kyiv. He was detained during the RAID, and the malefactor showed resistance to employees of SBU. As a result, the law enforcers were forced to open fire, said Dubovik.

She said that the investigation is conducted under part 2 of article 342 UK of Ukraine (resistance to law enforcement officials). At the moment, again addressed the issue of extradition of the suspect to Russia.

Earlier the chief a press-services of management of SBU in the Kharkiv region, Colonel Vladyslav Abdula told that Alekseevsky housing estate in Kharkov near one of the supermarkets, detained the internationally wanted for possible links with terrorists.

A source in law enforcement bodies reported that the detainee was shot while trying to escape, he was given medical assistance. The press service also added that the security forces are currently searching for another man who was with the Russians during the RAID.

*Islamic state (ISIS, ISIL, DAISH) is a terrorist group banned in Russia.

Ukraine arrested a Russian citizen suspected of having links with the “Islamic state”* 18.07.2017

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