A man suspected of links with jihadists responsible for the death of 130 people in Paris at the end of 2015 was arrested and detained in Germany.
A Bosnian national, suspected of links with the jihadist attackers of the 13th November 2015 in Paris, was arrested last week in Germany, announced Thursday 27th June 27, 2019, by the German police and prosecutors.
The 39-year-old, whose identity was not revealed by the German authorities, was arrested on the night of 19-20th June.
“The suspect is subject to an arrest warrant from the Belgian authorities for his alleged support for a terrorist organization in connection with the terrorist attacks that have targeted the concert hall of Bataclan” in Paris, said the prosecutor’s office. Saxony (East Germany) and the Federal Judicial Police in a joint statement.
The man, with whom no weapon was found during his arrest, was detained for surrender to Belgium. The prosecutor’s office of Saxony-Anhalt is in charge of the procedure.
The police found his trail after the arrest in February in Dresden, Saxony, of two other Bosnian nationals in a case of grenades.
On November 13, 2015, three commandos of nine Islamic State (IS) jihadists killed 130 people and injured more than 350 others. The attacks took place in the Paris concert hall of Bataclan (90 dead), on the terraces of several bars and restaurants (39 dead) and near the Stade de France (one dead).
The investigation uncovered a jihadist cell with ramifications throughout Europe, mainly in Belgium. She also knocked on the airport and on the Brussels metro on 22 March 2016, leaving 32 dead.
In the investigation on 13 November, about fifteen suspects are already targeted by the courts in France, where should take place the trial after the closure of investigations expected within a year.