brussels - A car with a Belgian license plates that would have been used in the attacks in Paris, is hired by a Frenchman who resides in Belgium. That the French authorities announced Saturday.
The man who rented the car on Saturday morning would be checked at the border when he and two other men from France, Belgium drove with another car. The trio would already have been arrested by the Belgian police.
The Frenchman was not known to the French intelligence services, but the Belgian authorities knew him through his brother. That 's according to Belgian media a Syriëganger and possibly the tenant of another car has been found in Paris.
The Belgian minister Koen Geens (Justice) already previously confirmed that the arrests after raids in Sint-Jans-Molenbeek should be associated with the search for the lessee of the vehicle. In the Brussels borough of three people were arrested. It is unclear whether they are the three men who crossed the border Saturday.