The arrest of the dual citizen followed a similar operation against a Swiss-Spanish individual for indirect involvement in the double murder in the Atlas Mountains.
Rabat – Morocco’s National Brigade of Judicial Police (BNPJ) arrested an English-Swiss suspect for alleged ties with ISIS in Temara, a city 15 kilometers south of Rabat, on Thursday, a source told Morocco World News.
The suspect has alleged contacts with ISIS fighters, said the source.
The suspect is the second foreign dual national Morocco has arrested in the last month. Morocco arrested a Swiss-Spanish suspect in connection to the double murder of two Scandinavian tourists killed near Imlil in the Atlas Mountains.
The suspect was arrested on December 28 in Morocco. He faces heavy charges, including teaching the main suspects how to commit crimes.
The bodies of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen and Maren Uland were found on December 17, 2018.
Police have arrested 23 suspects in connection with the murders. Suspects convicted of terror-related crimes typically receive 10- to 15-year prison sentences.