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Poland detains Russian suspected of terrorism

29.02.2024 11:45
Polish authorities have detained a Russian man suspected of terrorism, according to reports on Thursday.
An officer with Polands Internal Security Agency (ABW)
An officer with Poland's Internal Security Agency (ABW)Photo: abw.gov.pl

The suspect was arrested by Poland’s Internal Security Agency (ABW), private radio broadcaster RMF FM reported.

Investigators believe the detained man fought in Syria and had ties to terrorist groups such as Jabhat al-Nusra, Al-Qaeda and the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) before coming to Poland.

The suspect has been charged with aiding international terrorist organizations and remanded in custody for three months following a court order, according to the rmf24.pl website.

He faces up to eight years in prison if found guilty of the charges.


Source: rmf24.pl