NSC arrested 4 suspects involved in extremism

Adyrna.kz Telegram

The National Security Committee has detained suspects involved in extremism, reports "Adyrna" reporter.

"On April 17, the NSC, in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, detained 4 citizens of Kazakhstan in the city of Almaty, Almaty and Zhambyl regions with the coordination of the prosecutor's office. They are suspected of participating in and organizing the actions of a religious-extremist organization banned in the territory of the republic," the report said.

A lot of religious literature and other material evidence were taken during the searches of the residences.

A pre-trial investigation is being conducted under Article 405 of the Criminal Code.

It should be noted that two of the arrested persons were previously convicted of similar crimes.