Field investigators of the Service for Countering Extremism and Illegal Migration of the Central Internal Affairs Department of Chui region and the Department of Internal Affairs of Alamedin district detained a man on suspicion of manufacturing and distribution of extremist materials. Press service of the Central Internal Affairs Department of the region reported.
Police officers searched a house in Prigorodnoye village, during which books, leaflets, notebooks, a laptop and brochures with notes about ideas of the banned organization were found and seized from a 45-year old previously convicted man, as well as a flag with Hizb ut-Tahrir inscription.
In the course of further activities, police seized a Junker submachine gun, a RS-3 revolver pistol and nine knives.
The 45-year-old man was placed in the temporary detention center of the Central Internal Affairs Department of Bishkek. Pre-trial proceedings are ongoing.