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15-10-2015, 12:21

Man arrested in S Tajikistan for hanging out IS flag


Avesta.Tj | 15.10.2015 |A man has been detained for hanging out the Islamic State extremist group flag in Tajikistan’s southern city of Kulob, an official source said on Thursday.

The detainee, named Mahmadali Islomov and aged 32, is suspected of disseminating idea of the IS extremist group.

Islomov, who was the former member of the banned Islamic Revival Party (IRP), transported to the Tajik capital of Dushanbe and is currently being held at the detention center of the State Committee for National Security (SCNS).

This is not the first such case in Tajikistan. In August 2015, two groups were detained for hanging out the IS flags in the Tajik southern city of Nurek and in the center of southwestern city of Shahrituz.