Brussels. June 30. INTERFAX – the leader of a group suspected of links with the “Islamic state” (a group banned in Russia), whose members arrested during a massive police operation in several European countries on Wednesday, is the Imam of Moroccan origin with a Belgian passport Tariq, Shantui, said “Gazet van Antwerpen”.
40-year-old Imam, as reported on Friday, the Flemish newspaper, citing British sources, was arrested in Birmingham, where the last two years he lived with his wife and children.
The Federal Prosecutor of Belgium said that her side has not yet taken any action against T, Shadowi.
The Imam was detained in the UK under the European arrest warrant. He was among a group of six people suspected of links with ISIS. He is considered the leader of a terrorist cell established in Spain in Palma de Mallorca.
It is expected that the members of this group recruited young men for fighting on the side of ISIS. They also engaged in propaganda of the jihadist movement through “YouTube”.