- A ‘high-ranking’ member of ISIS has been arrested in south west Germany
- Police received information that the suspect was involved in alleged plans
- Officers were tipped off that the suspect was targeting football matches
A ‘high-ranking’ member of ISIS has been arrested in Germany after police received a tip-off that the suspect was involved in alleged threats to target top-flight football matches.
The special police unit received information about the suspect and detained the 24-year-old asylum seeker in the southwestern town of Mutterstadt.
He was apprehended following a tip from a prison inmate in the western city of Gelsenkirchen.