Ex-chair of Crimean Tatar Majlis to go on trial on illegal border crossing charges
MOSCOW, June 8 (RAPSI) - Indictment has been approvad against a former chairman of Majlis of Crimean Tatars banned in Russia Mustafa Dzhemilev, who stands charged with illegal border crossing and ammunition storage, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports.
The case has been sent to court for hearing, the statement reads.
According to the investigation, on May 2, 2014, the Ukrainian citizen Dzhemilev arrived in Moscow where he was denied entry into Russia in accordance with the state legislation; the same day he returned to Kiev. Howeverm the next day he accompanied by several other persons crossed Russian border at the Armyansk crossing point.
Moreover, investigators claim that Dzhemilev storage in his home’s safe a rifle. In May 2013, his son illegally took the weapon and killed a person. Dzhemilev also illegally kept ball ammunition banned for civil circulation, the statement reads.