French Police Arrest Syria Jihadist over Brussels Jewish Museum Murders

(Telegraph-UK) Rory Mulholland - Mehdi Nemmouche, 29, a French former jihadist volunteer in Syria, was arrested in Marseille on Friday for last week's deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels. Investigators found a memory stick containing a video in which a person claims to have carried out the attack, displays weapons similar to those used and unfurls a sheet of cloth with the words Islamic State of Iraq and Syria written on it, Paris prosecutor Frederic Molins said. Nemmouche had served five jail sentences since 2004, including one for armed robbery. "During his last stay in jail he was noticed for extremist [Islamic] proselytism," Molins said.

2014-06-02 00:00:00

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