MOSCOW, March 28. /TASS/. Serbia has handed over Timur Emirbekov to Russia, who is accused of being involved in paramilitary units, the Russian Interior Ministry said on its homepage.
"The Interpol bureau staff has extradited Timur Emirbekov, who is accused of crimes punishable under Part II, Article 208 of Russia's Criminal Code," said Irina Volk, the ministry's official spokesperson.
If the suspect is proven guilty, the punishment under this clause of the Criminal Code can be from 8 to 15 years in jail.
A criminal case for Emirbekov citing his involvement in an armed conflict on the side of militant groups was instituted in June 2015. He was detained during a search on the territory of Serbia.