Two rebel suspects detained in Russia’s Dagestan

DAGESTAN, 14 August, Caucasus Times – Police officers have detained in Dagestan’s Novolakskiy District a resident of the village of Balansu in Chechnya’s Nozhay-Yurtovskiy District. The detainee is accused of fighting federal forces in Chechnya in 2000 as a member of a bandit group led by Rappani Khalilov [rebel Dagestani commander].

A local resident was also detained in Dagestan’s Khasavyurtovskiy District. He is accused of sheltering members of bandit groups in his home, the law-enforcement agencies reported.

Caucasus Times

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