Three men arrested over suspicion of belonging to terrorist organisation (Interior Ministry)
16/11/2017 12:04, TUNIS/Tunisia

(Tap) – Three youths were arrested on Wednesday in several regions over suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organisation.

A 22-year-old youth was arrested in Mazouna delegation in Sidi Bouzid governorate over suspicion of adherence to a terrorist organisation, the Interior Ministry said Thursday in a press release.

The suspect published posts and pictures on social networks glorifying terrorism and the terrorist organization “Daesh” and encouraging terrorism, the ministry added.

Another 22-year-old youth was apprehended in Bouhajla delegation in Kairouan over suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organisation and glorification of “Daesh.”

According to the press release, this young man published pictures of weapons and terrorists on social networks and posts glorifying “Daesh” and encouraging terrorism on Facebook.

National Guard units in EL Jem arrested a 21-year-old youth for publishing posts glorifying “Daesh” on social networks.

The Public Prosecutor ordered to place these three suspects into custody and to initiate charges against them over suspicion of affiliation to a terrorist organisation.

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