2017-01-10

Uzbekistan sentences ISIL recruiter to 8 years in prison

Staff Report

SAMARKAND PROVINCE, Uzbekistan -- The Samarkand Province Court sentenced an Uzbekistani national to eight years in prison for recruiting for the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) and spreading extremist ideas, CA-News.org reported Monday (January 9), citing local media.

The court established that the defendant recruited for ISIL through social media. He was also planning to go to Syria last year and had persuaded three locals to travel with him.

The accused came under the influence of the banned extremist organisation Jihadism in a foreign country, where he worked until June 2014, according to the court.

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