Friday, 16 April 2021 11:14 GMT

Moroccan Computer Engineer Arrested for Alleged Involvement With ISIS


(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Taza police officers arrested, on Thursday, a 25-year-old computer engineer suspected of his involvement in making and distributing CDs inciting terrorism and defending ISIS terrorist operations, the National Police (DGSN) announced.

According to preliminary investigations, a group of citizens handed security services CDs containing recordings, inciting terrorism and defending ISIS terrorist acts, which they found near their houses or were slipped under their doors by anonymous individuals, the DGSN said in a press release.

Field investigations, backed by technical expertise, helped to identify and apprehend the suspect, the same source said, adding that the home search resulted in finding computer equipment including a laptop, a memory card, 17 CDs, a mobile phone, and a USB key containing recordings and terrorist organizations-related data.

The suspect was remanded in custody to complete the probe conducted by the National judiciary police squad, under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor's office, it added.

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