Secret Russian sect charged with child abuse

Religious group kept adults and dozens of children living underground for nearly a decade in Tatarstan.

    Authorities in Russia have charged four members of a secretive Muslim sect in Tatarstan with child abuse.

    The reclusive faction kept adults and 27 children in catacomb-like cells underground for nearly a decade.

    Al Jazeera's Joanna Blundell reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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