Four More Civilians Abducted in Chechnya
Local sources have reported that four civilians were abducted in the Russian occupied Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.
On May 29, armed bandits from the pro-Russian regime conducted a punishment operation in the village of Vedeno. The father and mother of a member of the Chechen Liberation Movement were abducted from their home. Their relatives said that the pro-Moscow regime also kidnapped their two sons in 2010 and 2012.
On June 1, members of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and armed bandits from the pro-Moscow regime conducted a joint punishment operation in Vedeno. A male civilian, born in 1979, was abducted from his house. The hostage is accused of being a former member of the Chechen National Liberation Movement between August and September 2003.
On June 3, soldiers from the Russian Interior Ministry’s North Caucasus Federal District unit and armed bandits from the pro-Moscow regime conducted a joint punishment operation in the village of Novy-Atagi, which is within the district of Shali. A male civilian, born in 1978, was abducted from his house. The hostage is accused of providing aid to members of the Chechen National Liberation Movement in 2002.
The fate and whereabouts of hostages are unknown at the moment.
*Text was written by Waynakh Online and edited by Michael Capobianco