2020-02-20 18:30:00

Three religious extremists detained in Kazan

Kazan, February 20, Interfax - Law enforcers on Thursday detained three suspected members of a cell of the international extremist organization al-Takfir wal-Hijra, which is banned in Russia, an informed source told Interfax.

Several cold steel weapons, as well as religious literature, were seized during searches, the source said

A criminal case was opened on the charge of creation of and membership in an extremist organization, it said.