“It was denied the petition of the investigator to choose a preventive measure in the form of taking into custody in relation to the accused of committing a crime under Part 1 of Art.

282.2 (Organization of the activities of an extremist organization) of the Criminal Code of Russia Sergei Grigorievich Shatalov, "- said the representative of the court's press service.

The accused was elected a preventive measure in the form of house arrest for a period until January 23, 2021.

On November 24, the Investigative Committee detained several organizers and participants of Jehovah's Witnesses in Moscow.

* The Administrative Center of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia (Jehovah's Witnesses) is a religious association recognized as extremist and banned in Russia (decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation dated April 20, 2017, an appeal ruling by the Board of Appeals of the RF Supreme Court dated July 17, 2017).