Case of Chemrov in Nazarovo

Case History

In December 2023, Pavel Chemrov became a defendant in a criminal case for believing in Jehovah God. The local administration of the Investigative Committee has been monitoring the man since February 2018. He was accused of participating in the activities of an extremist organization and placed under a recognizance agreement.

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    December 28, 2023 Interrogation Recognizance agreement

    M. Kozharino, senior investigator of the Nazarovsky district department, interrogates Pavel Chemrov and brings him in as an accused. According to the investigator, saying prayers and studying religious literature is participation in the activities of an extremist organization and is subject to criminal punishment.

    Chemrov is chosen a measure of restraint in the form of a written undertaking not to leave and proper behavior.