According to Edem Semedlyaev, the advocate, four Crimean Tatars were detained today in Crimea: Bekir Dehermenji, Asan Chapukh and Kyazim Ametov. Vedjie Kashka felt bad during the detentions and she was hospitalized.
Particularly, the search of the house of Bekir Dehermenji, the father of the involvant in the case of February 26 Mustafa Dehermenji takes place in Hrushovka village. According to Mavile Dehermenji, Bekir was detained.
Moreover, the search of the house of detained Kyazim Ametov takes place in Hrushovka.
The third search takes place in Yuzhne village at the house of Elmira Hazieva as Huslim Alieva reported at Facebook. According to Crimea.SOS, the house of Hazieva is blocked off and there is no information on the actions held at the house.
The fourth search takes place in Simferopol at the house of Kurseit Abdullaev.
Russian FSB explained the unexpected searches with the case of the extortion of money from the citizen of Turkey as TASS reported. According to the FSB, the Crimean Tatars are suspected in the extortion.
'The group of people who extort money from the citizen of Turkey in the especially big amount was detained', the FSB claimed.
Also, there is a head of Yalta Mejlis among the detained as TASS reported citing the source.
'It happened in Simferopol, the suspected are detained red-handed with the help of the Special Forces', the source said.
According to the source, the police opened the criminal proceeding under the article on the extortion.
Shevket Namattulaev, the journalist of ATR TV channel noted that the detained are people of active citizenship and visited all court sessions.
'Yusuf Aitan, the citizen of Turkey that is supposedly extorted is the debtor of the family of Vedjie Kashka. The activists of the national movement met him and demanded to return the stolen money from Kashka. The activists were detained during the meeting and the searches are held at their houses. This special operation was worked out a long time before. The Turkish citizen was only an attractant', the journalist wrote.