Rabat - One of the two Turkish terrorist, who were arrested in Oujda last week, was planning to finance ISIS activities in Syria and Iraq, Moroccan Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday.
Rabat – One of the two Turkish terrorist, who were arrested in Oujda last week, was planning to finance ISIS activities in Syria and Iraq, Moroccan Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday.
Investigations led by Moroccan authorities revealed that the Turkish nationals were involved in hacking telephone communications of a Moroccan operator, using developed technical equipment, a statement by Moroccan Ministry of interior said.
The statement added that one of the Turkish nationals planned to use part of the money he earned in the hacking operations, in order to finance ISIS activities in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere.
Investigations also revealed that the suspect contributed to facilitating the return of ISIS fighters to Europe under the cover of Syrian refugees.
The Ministry of interior noted that one of them had stayed in a camp in Hama’s province (Syria) where he was trained in handling weapons and took part in battles against the Syrian army.
Moroccan police believe the two Turks have had contacts with ISIS operational leaders as they were seeking logistical support.
The statement noted that the Turkish nationals would be brought to justice as soon as the investigation is complete.