2 IS extremists arrested in Morocco

Rabat, Dec 6 (IANS/MAP) Two Islamic State (IS) extremists active in Morocco’s Casablanca city have been arrested, media reported on Tuesday.

According to preliminary investigations, the two suspects imbued with IS’s ideas and fully acquainted with the terrorist organisation’s agenda, sought to acquire the process of manufacturing an explosive device to carry out a terrorist operation against one of the sensitive targets in Morocco, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

The suspects, arrested on Sunday, will be brought to trial once the investigation is completed.

–IANS/MAP

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