Crimean Tatar Mamet Kurkchi, detained after the morning search, will stay in the local police department for 48 hours. Security forces claim the presence of some evidence of an offense on his part, Nariman Dzhelyalov informed.
“As of now, it is clear that Mamet Kurkchi was detained by security forces for 48 hours. Corresponding information was obtained from some Simferopol. Asked about the reason for the detention, he replied that there is some evidence of Kurkchi connection to some offense,” Dzhelyalov wrote.
The family of the detainee was not allowed to see him.
Later it became known that lawyer Dzhemil Temishev, who is currently on trial at a neighboring district center – Kirov, agreed to provide legal assistance at the request of the activists.
Earlier, QHA reported that on August 2, at 6:00 am, the occupants searched the house of the Crimean Tatar Mamet Kurkchi, who lives in the village of Uch-Kuyu (Vostochne) of the Soviet region of the Crimea. After the search, Kurkchi was taken to a local police station. The activists seeking to find out the details of the detention.
Reference: Following the Russian annexation in the Crimea, mass searches of independent journalists, Crimean Tatar activists and members of the Mejlis have increased. On international platforms, human rights defenders regularly report on violations of human rights on the peninsula.
The so-called "Hizb ut-Tahrir" has become a "hallmark" of the FSB struggle against dissenting Muslims. Under the pretext of checking the validity of suspicions in terrorism, calling their repressive actions a fight against extremism, Russian security forces break into homes, carry out massive illegal searches and detentions.