Suspected takfiri individual arrested in Melloula
12/11/2019 10:52, MELLOULA/Tunisia

(TAP) – An individual suspected of having ties with radical takfiri elements, was arrested on Monday night while he was attempting to cross the Tunisian borders in Melloula (Jendouba governorate) towards Algeria without a passport, a police source told TAP.

The forty-year-old man from the capital, had been arrested before in a counterterrorism investigation.

A mobile phone including a video footage of jihadist propaganda was seized in his possession.

The suspect will be transferred to the National Terrorist Crimes Investigation Brigade in Tunis.

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