Five people, including the daughter of a former high-ranking Chechen official, have been detained in Turkey on suspicion of ties with the Islamic State terrorist group (outlawed in Russia), TASS reports, citing the Daily Sabah newspaper.
Five people, including Chechen ex-official’s daughter, detained in Turkey for IS ties
STEPANAKERT, JULY 20, ARTSAKHPRESS: The detention was carried out in Istanbul on July 4, the paper said.
According to Daily Sabah, one of the detainees was a daughter of Asu Dudurkayev, a former head of the Federal Migration Service’s department in Chechnya. She is also the wife of Abu Omar al-Shishani, a senior IS commander.
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov sacked Dudurkayev in November 2013 over his daughter’s ties with terrorists in Syria.