Police has detained today in Barcelona three Moroccans, two of them this morning and the third in the afternoon, with alledged links with Al-Qaeda in the Maghreb.
The first detained were 23-year-old Mohamed Laksir and 27-year-old Moulay Lahoucine Miftah Idrissi. The two are accused of an alledged crime of belonging to illicit association to prepare and commit terrorist attacks. The two belonged to a cell which made the job of recruiting, proselitising and taught the radical teachings of Islam.
The objective was to travel to the training camps of the African region of Sahel.
The investigations were began in Dec. 2005, after the dismantlement of a terrorist structure which had roots in Spain with a close relationship with Salafist groups.
In fact, Moulay Lahoucine Miftah Idrissi is the brother of Mohamed el Idrissi, one of the last Islamists accused by Judge Garzón two weeks ago. Mohammed was impeached, but not accused because of an alledged relationship with March 11th bombings, because, according to the investigation, El Idrissi carried a mobile phone to the families of one of the terrorists who fleed, Mohammed Afalah, to let him speak before dying in Iraq.
Al Qaeda for the Islamic Maghreb had already menaced Spain before.
Dos detenidos en Barcelona por su presunta relación con Al Qaeda
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La Policía Nacional ha detenido en Barcelona a dos jóvenes por su presunta relación con una célula de Al Qaeda de captación y reclutamiento de terroristas, según informó el Ministerio del Interior. Mohamed Laksir, de 23 años, y Moulay Lahoucine Miftah …
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