Wagner Group: Britain declared Russia’s Wagner Group a terrorist organization, proposal was brought in Parliament
London, Reuters. The British government has declared the Wagner Group of Russian mercenaries a terrorist organization. After this step of the government, it will become illegal to support it and become a member in Britain. At the same time, for some crimes related to banned terrorist organizations, the punishment can be up to 14 years of imprisonment. Earlier, the government had presented a proposal in Parliament to ban the Wagner Group.
Wagner group a threat to the entire world: Britain
Britain had recently said that after the death of Wagner Group chief Yevgeny Prigozhin, the group remains a threat to the entire world. According to the British government, the Wagner Group has played an important role in Ukraine and its fighters have also been involved in the war in Syria and several African countries.
The punishment can be up to 14 years
It is known that Indian-origin Home Minister Suella Braverman had recently said that the Wagner group has been involved in looting, torture and barbaric murders. Its activities in Ukraine, the Middle East and Africa pose a threat to global security. Wagner Group fighters are outright terrorists.
In Britain, some crimes related to banned terrorist organizations can lead to 14 years of imprisonment. The properties of Wagner Group members will be seized by declaring them as the property of terrorists.
Also read: Britain will ban Wagner Group as a terrorist organization, Russia said – it does not exist
Prigozhin died in a helicopter crash
It is known that the head of Wagner Group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, had rebelled against the top leadership of Russia, after a few months of which Prigozhin died in a helicopter crash. At the same time, America and many western countries have accused Russian President Putin of a conspiracy behind this.
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