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Morocco Arrests Three 'Dangerous' Suspects Affiliated to ISIS




(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Rabat – The Central Bureau for Judiciary Investigations (BCJI) arrested, Thursday, 'three dangerous supporters' of the Islamic State terrorist organization (ISIS), said a statement from the Interior ministry.

The three suspects were operating in the cities of Laayoune, Salé and Marrakech and have pledged allegiance to ISIS' caliph, said the ministry.

Investigations revealed that the suspects, aged between 24 and 30, were involved in inciting murder in accordance the bloody approach of this terrorist organization, and were trying to acquire expertise in the field of manufacturing explosive devices, said the statement.

The first elements of the investigations also found that one of these individuals, which had previously joined in the the camps of the 'polisario' separatists in Tindouf, was preparing to commit terrorist acts inside the Kingdom in accordance with ISIS' agenda, added the ministry.

A search operation allowed the seizure of a set of electronic equipment, an 'identity card' issued to one of the suspects by the 'puppet republic', a military uniform and a flag of the so-called 'Polisario.'

The suspects will be brought to justice upon the completion of the investigation, led under the supervision of the public prosecutor's office, concluded the same source.


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Morocco Arrests Three 'Dangerous' Suspects Affiliated to ISIS

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