29 November 2018, 10:21

Russian security officials in Crimea repeatedly searched the Crimean Tatar, accused for repost


Last night, November 28, security forces in Yalta, occupied Crimea, searched the home of the Crimean Tatar woman Elina Mamedova, journalist Oleksandra Efimenko reported on Facebook.

Investigative activities began at 19:30 local time.

They were carried out by three people, along with the “investigator” Gaifulin. Security officers brought witnesses with them.

They were searching for a laptop, from which Elina allegedly made reposts on the social network VKontakte.

“They read the court order, without allowing us look it through. The order containedthe name of the investigator Alexander Osokin, and the search was conducted by another person. The laptop was not found because it had broken down and I toldt hem about it during the first search,” Mamedova said.

According to the journalist, the security forces seized a toothbrush from the Crimean Tatar. They explained this saying that under the ruling they needed a personal thing for a DNA test.

A criminal case was filed against Elina Mamedova for reposts in the social network “VKontakte” in 2014-2015. The security forces conducted a search in her home for the first time on June 13, 2018. Then two phones, two tablets, a laptop, a system unit and hard drives were taken from her. FSB officers summoned Mamedova for interrogation, and imposed travel restrictions.