Salé – The judge in charge of terrorism cases Inthe Annex of Salé Appeals Court, ordered on Thursday the detention in the local prison of the city, an Algerian national suspected of belonging to the terrorist group “Jund Al-Khilafa” which is active in Algeria, after his appearance as part of the preliminary investigation.
According to a judicial source, the respondent (HB), born in 1984 in Algeria, was charged with “forming a criminal gang to prepare and commit terrorist acts as part of a collective project to seriously disrupt public order through intimidation, terror and violence “,” terrorist financing “,” possession of explosives and firearms “,” membership in a banned religious group “and” illegal immigration. ”
The accused was arrested on January 25 had been referred, in the morning, by the National Judicial Police Brigade before the Public Prosecutor of the Appeal Court of Rabat.
A statement from the Interior Ministry had stated that “after careful investigations for several months by the General Directorate of supervision of the national territory, the National Judicial Police Brigade arrested a national Algerian suspected of belonging to the terrorist group “Jund Al-Khilafa” who was active in Algeria and had claimed the murder of French hostage Hervé Gourdel.
“The Algerian was in possession of large quantities of dangerous substances, devices used in wireless telecommunications and more of a sketch whose analysis led to the discovery of other large quantities of dangerous substances, as well as firearms in the region between Beni Drar Ahfir, “said the source.
Investigations revealed that the suspect was in the company of another person, whose identity is being investigated for his arrest, the source added.