The Russian law enforcers searched homes of several Crimean Tatars in the city of Bakhchisarai in occupied Crimea on Thursday, Oct. 20, in the morning.
Head of the Central Election Commission of Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar people Zair Smedliaev wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
“Another series of searches has just been reported to be held in Bakhchisarai. The house of Enver and Asan Serverovs on 38 Krymskoho Street in the 6th neighborhood is being searched. The search is also underway in the house of Enver Abduveliev in the nearby street!” Smedliaev wrote.
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“The raids in Bakhchisarai are over. A computer was seized as a result. The raids were conducted as part of the anti-terrorist measures against participants and supporters of Noman Çelebicihan and Lenur Isliamov battalion. It turns out that they have found a photo depicting Lenur Isliamov with one of them on the Internet!” he later added.