Lawyer Nikolai Polozov detained in Crimea

18:30, 25 January 2017

FSB detained Nikolai Polozov, the lawyer of the Crimean Tatar Ilmi Umerov, in the occupied Crimea. Zair Smerlyaev, the Head of the Central Election committee of Kurultai reported that. According to him, Polozov was brought to the Service department for questioning.

The attorney was going to the court hearing in the case of Akhtem Chiygoz. However, half an hour prior to the hearing he was detained. Nikolai Polozov is not being questioned as a witness in the case of Ilmi Umerov, whom he is advocating as well.