Mufti of Crimea Emirali Ablaev appealed to Russian law enforcement bodies for response in relation to the alleged members of "Hizb ut-Tahrir." The documents published by the organizer of the civil blockade of the Crimea Lenur Islyamov.
The document dated on July 29, 2016, addressed to the head of the FSB "department" , "Interior Minister" and "prosecutor" of the Crimea with the signature of the Mufti, reports that 12 holiday prayers in the mosques were disrupted at the hands of the alleged members of "Hizb ut-Tahrir" and "Habashites sect". Ablaev reminded that it falls under the definition of "extremist activity" and asked the Russian law enforcement agencies to respond.
The document mentions one man, allegedly pertaining to the organization of the incident. There no information whether he was prosecuted by the Russian security forces, whether subjected to searches or interrogations in open sources.
Let us remind, lawyer Emil Kurbedinov said that the Mufti is relevant to the arrests of Muslims in Crimea.
"The searches in mosques, most likely to occur even at the initiative of muftiat in close collaboration with the secret services. We have several documents signed by the mufti, where he has written certain things. We will make these documents publicly available later. That is a proof that searches and repressions against Muslims of those or other category, those or other opinion happen by sign and with the authorization of the mufti of Crimea", – Kurbedinov told.