First case over misprision was initiated against citizen of Chechnya

First case over misprision was initiated against citizen of Chechnya

According to the investigation, Askhab Khizriev did not report to the police about his acquaintance’s intention to move to Syria to become a member of ISIS.

The Russia's first criminal case on Misprision (Article 205.6 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) was initiated in Chechnya. The inhabitant of the Republic Askhab Khizriev, who, according to law enforcement authorities, did not report to the police about intentions of his acquaintance to go to Syria and join the ranks of Islamic State (the terrorist group banned in the Russian Federation - an editor's note) fell under investigation. It is reported on on the website of the Prosecutor's Office of the Chechen Republic.

Supervising department already recognized initiation of proceedings legal, however, the Investigative Committee of the Republic did not comment on a subject.

To recall, the article Misprision appeared in the Russian criminal code after acceptance of so-called Yarovaya’s package - the laws toughening responsibility for crimes of terrorist and extremist nature.

If Khizriev is found guilty, he is threatened by a penalty at the rate to 100 thousand rubles or forced labor up to one year, also imprisonment for the same term is possible.

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