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Germany: Another arrest of
one suspected IS member
in Gütersloh

Richard Krauss

3. Juli 2024

Federal Criminal Police Office arrested Iraqi citizen

On June 25, 2024, Iraqi national Hazem A.-B. arrested in Gütersloh by officers of the Federal Criminal Police Office. This happened on the basis of an arrest warrant from the investigating judge at the Federal Court of Justice dated June 12, 2024.

The accused is accused of having worked as a fighter for the terrorist group “Islamic State (IS)” in Iraq between 2014 and 2017. According to the investigation, Hazem A.-B. belonged to various combat units and received remuneration from the organization for this. The arrest warrant was issued today by the investigating judge, who also ordered pre-trial detention.

This arrest marks another arrest of a suspected IS member within a very short period of time.

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