French judicial authorities issued an international arrest warrant for the suspect in 2016.
Rabat – airport The 36-year old suspect was arrested on charges of financing terrorism.
A statement from Morocco’s General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) said that police arrested the suspect upon his arrival from Algeria. The accused has been the subject of an international arrest warrant by the French judicial police since April 22, 2016.
Police put the suspect in custody under extradition procedures, according to the statement. DGSN added that the national police informed French authorities of his arrest.
In November 2018, Moroccan police arrested a 34-year-old French national of Algerian descent who was also the subject of an international arrest warrant from France.
The Algerian-Frenchman was suspected of robbery, firearm use, and escaping from prison.
DGSN’s arrest aim to improve international security cooperation on combating cross-border organized crime and arresting wanted suspects.