ROSTOV-ON-DON (QHA) -

Three of the Crimean Muslims, accused in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir" case, Nuri Primov, Ferat Sayfullaev and Rustem Vaitov were transferred from Rostov prison, an activist Yana Goncharova informed, noting that the lawyer Emil Kurbedinov confirmed this information.

“Today, Remand Centre -1 in Rostov-on-Don informed me that three of the Crimean Muslims, accused in the Hizb ut-Tahrir case - Nuri Primov, Ferat Sayfullaev and Rustem Vaitov, were taken away under escort. Although on Friday the Ukrainian Consuls received the answer, saying that everyone is in place,” she wrote.

It is noteworthy that four of the Crimean Muslims were arrested on the same day two years ago - January 23, 2015 in Crimea. On June 1, 2016 their case was considered in the North Caucasus District Military Court.

September 7th the North-Caucasian District Military Court in Rostov-on-Don sentenced four Crimean people to prison for alleged involvement in the organization "Hizb ut-Tahrir", recognized terrorist in the Russian Federation.

Ruslan Zeytullaev received 7 years imprisonment, and Ferat Sayfullaev Rustem Vaitov and Yuri Primov were sentenced to 5 years in prison. They all have to serve their sentence in a penal colony.

December 27 the Russian Supreme Court overturned the verdict on Crimean Tatar Ruslan Zeytullaev and sent the case for review to the North Caucasus District Military Court in Rostov, thereby satisfying a complaint by the prosecution.

PHOTO: Yana Goncharova

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