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in Morocco because of its possible involvement in the terrorist militia Islamic state (IS) arrested Swiss of the Geneva police for various offences known. In 2015, he will have to leave Switzerland after he had suspicion on radicalisation have passed, according to the Fedpol on request.

The man came between 2007 and 2013, a number of occasions with the Geneva police in contact. Thus, in particular due to drug-related offences, theft, burglary, Trespassing and domestic violence, such as the Federal office of police (Fedpol), the Agency Keystone SDA on request.

The Swiss authorities are in direct contact with the authorities of Morocco, Spain, Denmark, and Norway. They would consult each other in order to support the foreign Partner in the further investigations.

Already yesterday, Sunday, the Federal Department of foreign Affairs (DFA) had announced that it would take the case "very seriously". The Swiss Ambassador in Morocco have cancelled his holiday in Switzerland and return to Rabat to return, wrote to EDA spokesman Georg Farago.

arrest in Marrakech

The Swiss-Spanish double had been arrested by a citizen last Saturday in Marrakech. He was influenced by extremist ideology and have taught persons in connection with the murder of a Norwegian and a Dane of mid-December, in the use of the latest communication technologies and in dealing with firearms, it was said on Saturday by the Central Bureau of Investigation BCIJ in Morocco.

investigations had revealed that the Arrested had been involved in the recruitment of Moroccans and citizens of African countries South of the Sahara, to terrorist plans in Morocco. This left the Department for the fight against terrorism in the country, more announced.

The two Scandinavian backpacker inside had been decapitated in mid-December. The bodies of 24-year-old Dane, and her four years older Norwegian friend were on 17. December found in a secluded area of the Atlas mountains.

Meanwhile, 18 people were arrested for suspected Connections to the act. The four main suspects in the case were adopted in Marrakech. The men had according to the prosecution of the terrorist militia Islamic state, swear Allegiance to. Apparently, they had no direct contact with the leadership of the Sunni fanatics in Syria and in Iraq. (ij/SDA)

Created: 31.12.2018, 13:29 PM

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