Relatives of one of the Bataclan suicide bombers released

These six people were taken into police custody on Tuesday, June 8, as part of a preliminary investigation by the national anti-terrorism prosecution for “financing of terrorism”.

Six members of the family of one of the French terrorists of the Bataclan and his wife, arrested Tuesday, June 8 in the Bas-Rhin and Gironde, were released in the investigation into the financing of the couple in 2014-2015 when ‘he was in Syria and Iraq, a judicial source said on Friday (June 11).

«All those placed in police custody in this investigation have been released, without prosecution at this stage, pending the results of exploitation of digital media.“, Specified this source. The six people were taken into custody Tuesday as part of a preliminary investigation by the national anti-terrorism prosecution for “terrorist financing». «This procedure relates to suspicions of transfer of funds to Foued Mohamed-Aggad and his wife in 2014-2015“And those arrested”belong to the family circleOf the couple, a judicial source said on Tuesday.

Foued Mohamed-Aggad had returned clandestinely to France in the summer of 2015 to become one of the three jihadist attackers who died in perpetrating the Bataclan massacre in Paris, during the November 13 attacks. Originally from Wissembourg (Bas-Rhin), he left for Syria in December 2013 with other members of the so-called Strasbourg sector, under the influence of recruiter Mourad Farès. Hadjira, a young woman from Strasbourg, had joined him in March 2014 and religiously married there.

Five of the suspects had been arrested in Strasbourg and in the region of Wissembourg, “whose mother and an aunt of Foued Mohamed-Aggad», Had specified a police source. The sixth of the entourage had been arrested in Gironde, according to a source close to the file.

Since his departure for Syria, Foued Mohamed-Aggad had kept regular contact with his mother and his family, before announcing at the end of August 2015 that he was going “to die a martyrAnd cut the bridges, according to notes from the DGSI. “In his exchanges with his mother, he indicated that, if he had to return to France, it would only be to commit an attack.”, According to the investigation into the attacks of November 13, whose trial is to begin in September. As for Hadjira, “the young Franco-Algerian had given birth to a girl in Iraq“In August 2015 and”she would have died with her child in early 2018 during a bombing“, according to Latest news from Alsace.

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