November 11, 2021 4880

Terrorist group members were detained in Sirdarya

On November 9, Sirdarya regional department of the State Security Service held an operational event in cooperation with the regional police department.

They found B.T. a resident of Hovos district, and several of his like-minded people have been influenced by terrorist organizations in the Syrian Arab Republic through the Internet and have regularly shared extremist materials. They mainly shared materials calling for "jihad" among their close contacts.

The police also found evidence that the group's leader, B.T., intended to go to Syria in the future to join terrorist groups.

During the search of the residences of the group members, materials of extremist content were found on their mobile phones and were registered procedurally.

Based on the available materials, B.T. was arrested under the relevant articles of the Criminal Code.

Currently, B.T. and his connections are under investigation.

Press Service of the DIA of Sirdarya region 

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