Religious extremists from Tajikistan arrested in Kirov region

Kirov. September 22. INTERFAX – a Tajik Citizen, who was in interstate search for the promotion of the ideology of a banned religious-extremist Association “Salafi”, has been detained in Yur area of the Kirov region.

The foreigner was hiding in the village Lozhkarev, said Friday the website of the interior Ministry in the region.

“He was wanted in his homeland for committing crimes related to participation in the activities of religious associations, in respect of which the court made a decision in connection with extremist activities”, – stated in the message.

Operation on detention was conducted by police officers and UFSB across the Kirov region.

During the inspection of the residence searched was discovered Islamic literature of an extremist nature, and about 1 kg of an unidentified green substances, put up in bags.

Currently, the detainee is under arrest. The question of his extradition to Tajikistan to serve the sentence.