Place of Birth: Syria;
Abdullah Ahh is a young Syrian Islamic State supporter has been arrested after stabbing a German tourist to death and injuring another.
He was arrested after the attack in the eastern German city of Dresden on October 4. Prosecutors said they suspect the man may have had an Islamic extremist motive for the attack.
He was jailed for two years and nine months in 2018 as an 18-year-old and was released from jail just five days before he allegedly attacked and wounded the visitors from western Germany in downtown Dresden.
Ahh comes from near Aleppo and came to Germany in the summer of 2015. A large number of Syrians and other migrants arrived in Germany that year.
He was sentenced to two years and nine months imprisonment under juvenile criminal law at the Regis-Breitingen juvenile prison but was released on September 29 this year.
The Islamic State supporter was under supervision by the German authorities at the time of the Dresden murders.
In the 2018 trial, Ahh was shown to have used Islamic State symbols in his Facebook profile and also propagated jihad via social networks and called on like-minded people to fight as martyrs against so-called infidels.
Ahh also searched the Internet for instructions on how to build an explosives belt, the court heard at the time. He is charged with murder, attempted murder and dangerous physical harm for the Dresden attack.
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