In the occupied Crimea, an Imam of a mosque “Khan-Jami” Elmar Abdulganiev controlled by Russia Evpatoria city court accused of possessing extremist literature Turkish Islamic sect “nurdzhular”. This broadcast channel “112 Ukraine” said the Deputy Chairman of the Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people Nariman.
“Now, according to my information, he (Abdulganiev – ed.) is on the loose, however, following the 14 November in the mosque “Khan-Jami” search is invited or brought, say, to the law enforcement Agency where accused of possessing extremist literature, which allegedly found during a search which was performed not very well-known person, and then he was sent to the court,” he said.
The words Jalal, this is not the first occasion when the Imam in the Crimea, was charged with possession of banned literature. “It happened about a month ago in Yalta region in four towns. There were also allegedly seized such literature, namely the brochure “fortress of the Muslim”, which is banned in Russia. According to religious figures, such literature is not kept in the mosque, she was thrown to the accused”, he said.
According to the court the people will have to pay a fine. However, as Jalal has said, they are not ready to plead guilty and will appeal the court’s decision.
“Nurdzhular” – a Turkish religious community. Formed after the First world war on the basis of the tafsirs of Quran Turkish theologian said Nursi (1876-1960.). According to unconfirmed versions of some experts, “nurdzhular” is promoting the idea of Turkish superiority and the need to unite the Islamic world under the auspices of Ankara with the aim of creating a “pure state” on the basis of “enlightened Sharia.” After coming to power of Ataturk in any Islamic activities in Turkey were forbidden, and said Nursi was imprisoned for writing commentaries of the Quran. Now the leader of an Islamic sect “nurdzhular” is a major Islamic religious figure Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara considers the mastermind of a coup.