Policia Nacional, alongside Europol and Spanish intelligence operatives have arrested a Moroccan man who is understood to have been raising funds to pay for his ex-wife to join the so-called Islamic State.
Tras su detención esta madrugada, y los correspondientes registros, el detenido en #Málaga por financiación del terrorismo ya ha sido trasladado a #Madrid. Su esposa es una de las yihadistas más buscadas. (Nuevas imágenes) pic.twitter.com/OSINDk6u0M
— Policía Nacional (@policia) April 23, 2018
Officers carried out a series of raids on Monday in Malaga, after it emerged that the suspect paid over €6000 to help his former wife and another man travel to Syria via Turkey. It’s understood the woman fought for the terrorist group upon arrival in Syria.
A 35-year-old man has been remanded in custody ahead of a court hearing this week.
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