Algeria bombings suspect arrested in Paris

Algeria bombings suspect arrested in Paris

World February 28, 2016 07:35

akbou - In Algeria on Tuesday arrested a suspect in the attacks of 13 November in Paris. It would be an Algerian who lives in Belgium.

That the Office of Bejaia, published in eastern Algeria, Saturday, according to several French and Belgian media.

The man was arrested,, for his possible involvement in terrorist activities and his possible participation in an (active) terrorist group abroad, '' said the prosecutor's office in Algeria. The identity of the suspect was not reported. According to Algerian media presumably comes to the 29-year-old Zouhir Mehdaoui. He is reportedly an acquaintance of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the alleged mastermind of the terrorist attacks. Mehdaoui would be filmed next Abaaoud in an SUV in Syria, reports local media. The defendant denies that.

The Algerian would have declared itself after a summons by the investigating judge. He is provisionally fixed in Akbou, a town about 250 kilometers east of Algiers.

The man would have left in 2012 from Algeria to Turkey. But after a stay in Greece, he came to live in Belgium in 2014 and there with a Belgian married. French and Belgian media report that he may live in the Brussels municipality of Saint-Gilles.

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