Mustafa Abdulwahab Mahmud
Place of Birth: Egypt;
Mustafa Abdulwahab Mahmud is an Egyptian-born terror suspect wanted by Washington who was a top explosives expert for the Islamic State terrorist group.
He was detained with three others on the outskirts of İstanbul after fleeing Syria.
Mahmud said he joined the Islamic State group in Syria, where he specialized in making suicide belts and various explosive devices.
The Istanbul prosecutor’s office is seeking 22.5 years in prison on charges of membership of a terror group.
He was detained on a tip from US intelligence services, who have been tracking his movements, adding that he is believed to have been plotting attacks inside Turkey, including against US interests.
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