Individual suspected of affiliation to terrorist organisation arrested in Sousse (Interior Ministry)
28/09/2017 17:31, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – An individual was arrested Wednesday in Hammam-Sousse (governorate of Sousse) for suspicion of affiliation to a terrorist organisation.

According to a statement released Thursday by the Interior Ministry, the arrest of this individual is part of a police raid.

According to the source, "he (the suspect) had treated the members of his family as disbelievers."

When questioned by the Investigation Brigade of the National Guard of Sousse, the suspect admitted his allegiance to the terrorist organisation "Daech".

For this 24-year old suspect, "Tunisia is a land of Jihad, the symbols of the State and the security forces are" tawaghit "and foreigners are disbelievers who should be killed".

According to the same statement, he also confessed to praising terrorist operations in Tunisia and expressed will to join terrorist groups in Syria.

The suspect was placed in custody and a legal action was brought against him on suspicion of affiliation to a terrorist organisation.

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