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Ex-terrorist detained in Morocco for inciting to rally in the middle of a coronavirus crisis

Ex-terrorist detained in Morocco for inciting to rally in the middle of a coronavirus crisis

March 24, 2020 » Today News »

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The police of Fez arrested five people, including one ex-convicted for terrorist acts after calling for rallies in several places in the city, a violation of the state of health emergency decided to fight against the coronavirus, indicates an official press release.

The Moroccan Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) announced in a press release published on Monday March 23 on its Twitter account the arrest of an ex-convict in terrorist cases with four other people for violating the provisions of l health emergency established by the authorities to combat the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic.

In another press release distributed to the Moroccan press, the DGSN informs that the respondents, aged 26 to 49, were arrested as part of an investigation launched following the holding of collective prayers in the Medina and in the Aïn Kadouss and Bensouda neighborhoods in Fez, reports the Yabiladi news site, which points out that another defendant also has a criminal record for crimes of violence and damage to people and property.

The Directorate General of National Security also announced the arrest Sunday March 22 in Tangier of two people who incited people to assemble and thus violate the provisions of the state of health emergency.

Source: MBS News

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