The suspect has been a resident in Spain since 2010.
Rabat – The Spanish civil guard arrested a 25-year-old man on Tuesday who had allegedly disseminated terrorist propaganda and become self-indoctrinated on the internet.
A statement from the Spanish police said that that the suspect, arrested in Zaragoza in northern Spain, began the process of radicalization 5 years ago. The statement added that the suspect supported the “virtual caliphate” of ISIS.
The suspect also posted “his membership to violent groups” through his profiles on social networks.
The press release, shared by Maghreb Arab Press (MAP), said that the suspect increased his access to terror propaganda forums, where manuals for the production of explosives and other weapons and communications are distributed.
Police seized computer equipment in his arrest.
The operation followed last week’s arrest of a Moroccan on similar charges of “internet dissemination of terrorist propaganda” and “self-indoctrination on social media.”
The suspect was also using several devices to surf the internet. None of the devices were registered under his name. The suspect was using the identities of people around him to obtain the devices.