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Three Moroccan siblings stand trial in Spain over alleged financing of Islamic State activities in Syria

Three Moroccan siblings stand trial in Spain over alleged financing of Islamic State activities in Syria

October 1, 2019 » Today News »

Three Moroccan brothers are to appear in court this Tuesday October 1st for having allegedly sent money to a fourth brother who has joined the ranks of the Islamic State group (ISIS) in Syria.

El Jefaly siblings, according to the prosecution sent an unspecified amount of money to their brother in Syria via a middle-man in Turkey.

The money, the prosecution indicated, was raised from the sale of his house in Catalonia, compensation he got from his former work and also from unemployment allowances given by the Spanish government.

The ISIS fighter joined the terror group in 2015 via Turkey, one year after he adhered to the ideologies of the group.

The three brothers face seven years in prison and €7,000 fine each. After serving their sentence, they will be put on probation for five years and will attended government-sponsored social reintegration program for prisoners charged for terrorism.

Source: North Africa Post

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