The Muslim Board appealed to the prosecutor's office due to the closure of the center in Kotelniki
The Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of the Moscow Region (SUMMO) appealed to the prosecutor's office because of the closure of the Muslim center in Kotelniki, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the chairman of the SUMMO, Mufti Rushan Abbyasov. Earlier, investigators sealed the building of the center due to a criminal negligence investigation.
According to the DUMMO, on May 17, investigators from Lyubertsy inspected and sealed the premises rented by the community. From that moment on, they lost the opportunity to "carry out their statutory activities, including holding divine services."
“From May 17 to this day, the investigators who sealed the Muslim center in Kotelniki have not given us a clear reason for their actions, vaguely referring to some open criminal case. Having not received answers about the reasons for what was happening, the Muslims Kotelnikov, considering the actions of the investigators unlawful and infringing on the rights of believers, filed a complaint with the prosecutor's office, ”Rushan Abbyasov said in a conversation with RIA Novosti.
According to him, the community rented the premises legally. She was repeatedly checked by the competent authorities, who did not express any complaints about the work. He also noted that the center was engaged in the adaptation of labor migrants.
May 18 Main Investigation Department of the TFR for the Moscow Region reportedthat the investigators, after the appeal of citizens, examined the premises of the center as part of the preliminary investigation in a criminal case of negligence (part 1 of article 293 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). In fact, the activities of the center were suspended, and 34 administrative protocols were drawn up. Six violators of migration legislation and eight violators of traffic rules were identified.
MSK1 wrote that the mosque was in a residential building. Local residents complained about "the dominance of migrants", the initiative group turned to the police. As a result, the mosque was closed.