2015-12-08 14:35:00

ISIL recruiter convicted in Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg, December 8, Interfax - A visiting board of the Moscow District Court sentenced a recruiter of ISIL (a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia) in Yekaterinburg on Tuesday.

The press service of the Federal Security Service department in the Sverdlovsk Region told Interfax that Magomed Gireyev had been sentenced to three years and three months in custody and a fine of 200,000 rubles.

It said Gireyev was convicted on charges of "abetting terrorist activity."

"He was trying to recruit a person for armed units fighting in Syrian territory over the phone," a press service representative said.

Gireyev was born in Ingushetia.