BISHKEK, Aug. 10, 2017. /Kabar/. By the decision of the collegium of the Batken regional court, a decision was taken against the members of the Islamic State, the international terrorist organization, who were previously detained by the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan.
Thus, members of the ITO were found guilty of committing crimes - preparing for robbery, recruiting, illegal acquisition, transfer, sale, storage, transportation or carrying firearms, as well as ammunition and explosives, Illegal crossing of the state border, forgery, sale or use of forged documents and excitation of national, racial, religious hostility and convicted with confiscation of property for periods from 12 to 15 years of imprisonment with serving a term of punishment in a penal colony of the strict regime.
In the course of counterterrorism measures conducted by the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic, the subversive activities of the terrorist group of the ITO were suppressed in the territory of Kyrgyzstan. This group included citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic, who were trained in Syria and Iraq and came back to Kyrgyzstan to organize and commit terrorist attack against civilians.
In the course of investigative measures, the material evidence was found and seized at the places of residence of the detained members of the ITO: the Kalashnikov assault rifle, hand grenades, ammunition of various caliber, literature of terrorist and extremist content, means of communication.