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Law enforcement officers are searching the house of deputy head of Mejlis Akhtem Chiygoz, a day after he was arrested and detained till Feb 19.

 Investigative measures, in particular the search, are being conducted in the frameworks of Criminal case, opened against Chiygoz under Article 212 of Criminal Code of Russian Federation, “organizing of mass disorder”.

Akhtem Chiygoz detained in the framework of criminal investigation of Crimean Tatars' rally that took place on Feb 26, 2014, when thousands of Crimean Tatars held a rally at the building of then Crimean Parliament showing their support for Ukraine.

The rally came a day before armed men in unmarked uniforms seized the parliament building and the parliament voted to join Russia several days later.

To recall, Jan 26, dozens of armed masked militants raided Crimean Tatar ATR Channel, reportedly searching for archive video materials of Feb 26, 2014 rally.

QHA