Thursday, June 26, 2014

Kosovo: 3 arrested on terrorism charges

PRIŠTINA -- Three terrorism suspects were arrested on Thursday in the town of Đeneral Janković in southeastern Kosovo.
The prosecutor ordered 48-hour detention for the suspects, I.B. (25) and J.K. (22) from Kačanik, and S.T. (30) from Đeneral Janković.
The Kosovo police said they were looking for another person.

The group is suspected of having ties with terrorist groups in several Islamic countries, according to the Albanian language website

"After several months of investigation, the Directorate Against Terrorism with the support of the Kosovo Special Prosecutor's Office arrested persons suspected of committing criminal acts of organizing and participating in a terrorist group, recruitment for terrorism and incitement of hatred or national, ethnic and religious intolerance," reported the media.

Two buildings were also searched in Kačanik and Đeneral Janković and "computers, SIM cards, a gas gun, propaganda material, a military uniform, passports, and binoculars" were seized, it has been announced.

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