MOSCOW, 1 Jul — RIA Novosti. The French police detained 18-year-old man on suspicion of preparing a terrorist act in the North of the country, reports on Saturday broadcaster BFMTV.
The detention occurred during the RAID, the interior Ministry in the city of Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine. The police believe that the young man was “radicalized, were considered and were preparing to commit a terrorist act”.
The police also said that the arrest is part of investigation for the prevention of criminal terrorist activity.
In recent weeks, several people, including a 15-year-old boy, was arrested and detained on suspicion of wanting to commit a terrorist attack. It is known that most of them were in contact via messenger Telegram with the French radical Rashid Kassim. According to the investigation, Kassim distributes lists of potential targets for attacks, and possible scenarios of terrorist attacks.