Georgia detains 5 Daesh/ISIS suspects

by Sami Burgaz
Nabbed Georgian citizens were planning to travel to terrorist camps in Syria, says State Security Service.

TBLISI (AA) – As many as five people were held in Kakheti, eastern Georgia, for their links to the Daesh/ISIS terror group, the country’s State Security Service said on Tuesday.

According to a statement, the Georgian citizens joined the ranks of the terrorist organization and were planning to travel to terrorist camps in Syria.

“The members of the group have openly expressed support to the terrorist organization, systematically demonstrating terrorist symbols while moving in the streets,” it added.

The statement said that those held had been “periodically conducting secret meetings” discussing the developments in Syria and Iraq, and future plans with regard to Georgia.


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