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Criminal group engaged in robberies and financing of terrorists revealed

The State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic revealed members of the terrorist underworld who robbed wealthy people. They sent the money to finance terrorist organizations fighting in Syria and Iraq.

According to SCNS press center, the leaders of the criminal group for a long time collected information about the money transfer channel and committed robbery attacks.

During operational activities in Batken region, a car, which was used in April 2015 as an instrument of crime for an attack, was found at a depth of 3 meters.

As part of a previously initiated and suspended criminal case on the fact of robbery of Osh resident and abduction of $ 1.3 million smuggled into the Kyrgyz Republic in 2015, the State Committee for National Security and the Ministry of Internal Affairs established a joint investigative group.