‘ISIS militant’ sold TURKEY holiday homes while plotting MASSACRE
A RUSSIAN estate agent selling Turkish holiday homes now faces 15 years behind bars over claims he is an Islamic State (ISIS) militant.
By LAURA MOWAT
Aleksei Alekseev, 34, went to Turkey two years ago after an investigation was opened in Russia regarding his activities after he converted to Islam.
He was arrested last year and a criminal court opened a case into him for being a member of an armed organisation, alleging that he provided accommodation for ISIS militants trying to cross over to Syria and Iraq.
The investigators retrieved photographs of public buildings, their floor plans, the G-20 summit venue, passport photocopies, photos containing violent scenes and armed people in camouflage dresses.
He was arrested before the G-20 summit in November 2015.
Alekseev argued that he came to Antalya in Turkey two years ago and was selling property especially to Russian citizens.
Alekseev’s lawyer said he denied all charges and the hearing has been postponed after the reading of the indictment.
But the prosecutor has
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