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February 28, 2020
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German police arrest Pakistani among other for ‘supporting’ IS

BERLIN: German police has arrested a Pakistani man among others for allegedly supporting militant groups including Islamic  State following raids in different areas, according to news reports.    

The reports said that the arrested Pakistan has been identified as 58-years-old Mirza Taimur.

German police has launched a major operation against alleged radicals, wherein it detained many suspects.

The reports said that some 240 police officers took part in the action targeting alleged  support IS and other militants groups.

Mirza Tamoor B has been arrested on charges of smuggled two fighters from Germany to Syria, while a 31-year-old German, Kais B. O., was detained on suspicion of helping jihadists to travel to Syria, prosecutors said.

Local media reported that several other men were arrested on more minor charges, including robbing churches and schools to provide money for Islamists.