Kyrgyz authorities detain alleged financier of Syrian terrorists


BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan's State Committee for National Security (GKNB) detained a 28-year-old Kyrgyz man suspected of transferring funds to terrorist groups in Syria, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported.

The suspect used a false identity and allegedly wired about $100,000 (6.9 million KGS) to the insurgents, the GKNB said Wednesday (October 31).

He was detained October 14 and charged with financially supporting terrorism, inciting religious discord and forging documents.

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