Five suspected of attemtping to join Daech arrested in Tunis and Kasserine
Five individuals, aged from 17 to 21, were arrested in Tunis and Kasserine governorates as they were attempting to join terrorist group “Jond Al-Khilafa”, the Interior Ministry Monday indicated.
The suspects had relations with a takfiri cell active in the above mentioned governorates, the ministry pointed out in a press release.
During investigation, the individuals admitted to have pledged allegiance to terrorist group “Daech” and to joining “Katibat Jont AL-Khilafa”, a terrorist group linked to Daech.
After consultation, the Public Prosecutor had ordered to place them into custody and to initiate legal proceedings against them, the same source added.