2022-01-27 16:53:00

Supporters of caliphate are among those detained in Kazakhstan during the January riots

Nur-Sultan, January 27, Interfax - Among those detained in Kazakhstan during the January events were supporters of the radical cell of Yakyn Inkar (banned in Kazakhstan), the state TV channel Khabar reports.

"Weapons, grenades, ammunition, religious pamphlets and literature were seized from them," the credits for the film Tragic January. How it was reads.

According to the TV channel, anti-terrorist operations will continue in the republic until the militants will completely destroyed.

In Kazakhstan, the Yakyn Inkar organization (a wing of the Tablighi Jamaat organization banned in the republic) was recognized as extremist in 2018. Its activity was prohibited throughout the country.

Earlier, the Prosecutor General's Office of Kazakhstan noted that the purpose of this organization is to create a "caliphate" in a particular country, including on the territory of Kazakhstan, which implies a violent change in the constitutional order, violation of sovereignty.