Adherents of an international terrorist organization identified and detained in Tashkent
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- On 30 June 2020, in the course of joint operational actions, the employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, State Security Service of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Main Internal Affairs Directorate, and the State Security Service of Tashkent exposed the illegal activities of a group of adherents of the international terrorist organization Tavhid va Jihod katibashi (TJK), which clandestinely acted on the territory of the city of Tashkent (TJK, in accordance with the decision of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan from 26 September 2016, the activities of the international terrorist organization Tavhid va Jihod katibashi is included in the list of organizations prohibited in the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan).
In particular, within the framework of the criminal case initiated by the Investigation Department at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic, search activities were conducted at eight addresses in the Almazar and Shaykhantakhur districts of Tashkent, 11 people were brought to the police.
According to reports, these individuals fell under the influence of militants acting today in the ranks of the TJK of an international terrorist organization in Syria, created an underground group in Tashkent, during their illegal meetings discussed videos downloaded on the Internet of an extremist nature, in order to carry out “hijrat” and “jihad" planned to go to the Syrian Arab Republic.
In the places of residence of the detained persons, material evidence was found regarding the crime, which was legalized. Today, investigative measures are ongoing.