A native of Kyrgyzstan Atabek Rustamov, who was arrested on suspicion of recruiting citizens

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ST. PETERSBURG, April 6. /TASS/. Oktyabrsky district court of St. Petersburg arrested for two months, the seventh of eight suspected of recruiting citizens in the banned terrorist organization “dzhebhat an-Nusra” and “Islamic state”, the native of Uzbekistan Shukhrat Salimbaeva, the correspondent of TASS from the courtroom.

“To elect a measure of restraint in form of detention for a period of 2 months,” the judge said.

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This is the last meeting on April 6. The decision on the measure of restraint in respect of one of the suspects was postponed to 7 April .

Earlier the court arrested the natives of Kyrgyzstan, brothers Azizbek and Atabek Rustamovich, a native of Uzbekistan Jurabek Muratova, Uulu Islambek Oibek, a native of Kyrgyzstan, a citizen of the Russian Federation of the ball. Madrahimova, orogeneza Uzbekistan Feruza Inakova.

According to investigators, the defendants from November 2015 carried out in St.-Petersburg recruiting mainly people from the Central Asian republics for committing terrorist crimes and involvement in the activities of terrorist organizations “Dzhebhat EN-Nusra” and “Islamic state”. In addition, the detainees sought to attract recruited to the activities of other illegal armed groups, including abroad.

They are suspected of committing a crime under part 1 of article 205.1 of the criminal code (inducement, recruitment or involvement in terrorist activity). In SC added that currently the investigation has no information about the communication and acquaintance detained by the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro on April 3.

The attack in St. Petersburg

Day 3 of April on the stretch between stations “Institute of Technology” and “Sennaya Ploschad” St. Petersburg metro in the train explosion. The victims of the attack were 13 people, injured more than 50. As has informed a source in law enforcement bodies, explosive device detonated a suicide bomber. The investigative Committee on the eve called the name of the staged explosion of a man – he was a native of Kyrgyzstan Akbarjon Jalilov born in 1995.