A so-called court in Crimea sent Amet Suleymanov, a defendant in the Hizb ut-Tahrir case, under house arrest

March 12, 2020

On Thursday, March 12, the so-called Kyiv District Court of Simferopol sent Amet Suleymanov, the person involved in the so-called third Bakhchisaray Hizb ut-Tahrir case, who was detained as a result of mass searches on March 11, under house arrest. It is reported by the Crimea.Realities media agency with a reference to the lawyer Lilia Hemedzhi.

“On March 12, at the request of an investigator from the Russian FSB in Crimea, the judge of the Simferopol’s Kyiv District Court of Simferopol, Andrii Dolhpolov, put Amet Suleymanov, the person involved in the so-called third Bakhchisaray Hizb ut-Tahrir cae under house arrest, who was recently been detained by the Russian FSB in Crimea”,- the statement said.

We remind that on March 11, Russian security forces raided the dwellings of Crimean Tatars in Bakhcysarai and the Bakhchysarai district. Searches were conducted in the houses of Seitumer Seitumerov, Shukri Seitumerov, Amet Suleymanov, Seidamet Mustafayev, Rustem Seitmemetov, Ayder Suleymanov and Seitumer Seitumerov. The activists were detained. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine strongly protested the fact of the next wave of illegal searches and detentions of the Crimean Tatars. Four detained Crimean Tatars are accused of participating in the organization Hizb ut-Tahrir, which is recognized as terrorist in Russia.