In Syria, 14 Kazakhstanis recruited and promoted terrorism
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14 Kazakhstanis participated in terrorist activities in Syria. They recruited and propagated terrorism, Kazpravda.kz reports citing the press service of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
According to the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the investigation of the criminal case against 14 citizens who, according to the version of the investigation in Syria, were in one detachment of the IS*, was completed. They were charged with involvement in terrorist activities, recruitment and propaganda of terrorism, as well as committing other serious crimes. The materials of the criminal case were transferred to the Specialized Inter-District Criminal Court of Nur-Sultan.
The National Security Committee, together with other state bodies and foreign partners, returned 595 Kazakhstani citizens, including more than 400 children, from Syria as part of Operation Zhusan. 10 men and 5 women from among the returned persons have already been sentenced to various terms of imprisonment on the fact of participation in the activities of the international terrorist organization IS*, which is banned in Kazakhstan.