In Chekhov, Moscow Region, Searches and Arrests for Faith Begin. Four under House Arrest

Photo: Chekhov, District Administration building

On October 3, 2019, there began a wave of detentions in Chekhov (Moscow region). At the moment, it is known that Zinaida Krutyakova, Konstantin Zherebtsov, Vitaliy Nikiforov and Nikolai Yakovlev were placed under house arrest. All are accused of practicing the faith of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Case of Nikiforov and Others in Chekhov

Region:
Moscow Region
Locality:
Chekhov
Case number:
11902460043000108
Current stage:
preliminary investigation (pre-trial proceedings)
Article of the Russian Criminal Code:
282.2 (2)
Case initiated:
30 September 2019