Moroccan-American coordination topples an “ISIS element”

Overthrow Moroccan-American coordination"ISIS element"
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Thursday 29 September 2022 – 10:39

Faced with truthful information provided by the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance, the Central Directorate of Judicial Investigations managed today Thursday the arrest of a 29-year-old extremist affiliated with the terrorist organization “ISIS”, on suspicion of his participation in the preparation for the execution of a terrorist project intended to seriously undermine public order.

A statement from the Central Office indicated that the arrest process was supervised by a special force team from the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance, which managed to arrest the suspect in the city of Casablanca, while the inspection process resulted in the seizure of equipment and information devices, made up of digital media, mobile phones, SIM cards and a central unit and two laptops, equipment that is currently undergoing the necessary digital expertise.

The statement adds that the arrest of the suspect occurs as the culmination of the distinguished relations of cooperation in security matters between the interests of the General Directorate of Surveillance of the National Territory and the US intelligence services, where a joint operation resulted in the identification of the interested party and the detection of his terrorist project.

According to the preliminary information of the investigation, the statement highlights that the suspect, affiliated with the terrorist organization “ISIS”, was looking for safe ways to join terrorist organizations, especially in sub-Saharan Africa and in the Syrian-Iraqi area. in terrorist operations.

The source indicated that the detainee has been placed in theoretical custody at the disposal of the investigations carried out by the Central Office of Judicial Investigations under the supervision of the Prosecutor’s Office in charge of terrorism cases, in order to reveal all possible links with this terrorist. project, as well as identify the extensions of it, whether inside or outside of Morocco.

The same source concluded that this security operation confirms, once again, the importance and effectiveness of proactive operations aimed at neutralizing the dangers of the terrorist threat, as well as the effectiveness of close bilateral cooperation between the interests of the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance. and the security and intelligence interests of the United States, in the field of the fight against terrorism and extremism at the international level.

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