The National Judicial Police Brigade (BNPJ) opened on Wednesday a judicial investigation under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office against an individual allegedly involved in a case of apology for terrorist acts.
The Meknes police prefecture had initiated inquiries and investigations in coordination with the General Directorate of Territorial Surveillance (DGST) after suspecting the defendant, a 38-year-old police officer dismissed from his post in 2015, of having prevented his twin children to join school while teaching them textbooks defending extremist thoughts, said a press release from the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN).
The searches carried out at the home of the defendant made it possible to seize a banner of the terrorist organization “Daesh”, a white fabric with inscriptions of religious significance, in addition to a knife and a mobile phone currently subject to expertise. technical, adds the same source. The respondent was placed in police custody at the disposal of the investigation carried out under the supervision of the competent public prosecutor’s office in order to elucidate the circumstances of this case and to identify his possible links with an individual or collective project aimed at violate public order.