Netherlands: police arrest terror-linked Somal-origin man

Dutch police have arrested a British citizen of Somali origin at Schiphol airport. The man, whose identity has not been released yet, is suspected of having links to terror groups, according to police sources.
Authorities arrested the man at the airport in Amsterdam, as he was on a lay-over from Liverpool airport in the UK to Entebbe in Uganda on Sunday morning, Evert Boerstra, the Dutch National Police spokesman, told Al Jazeera.
Dutch authorities allegedly received a tip-off on the suspect’s presence by UK police.
The arrest took place on board the flight, which was jointly run by Air France, KLM and Kenya Airways.
The suspect remains in custody at Schiphol airport.

We’ll wait for developments.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s