Zahran Hashim follower arrested

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 9:42 AM Dec 3 2021
Local Zahran Hashim follower arrested

A 25-year-old youth of Hingula was arrested yesterday (02) in connection with the Easter Sunday terror attacks of 2019, police say.

The suspect is believed to have attended the extremist teachings conducted by the perpetrator of the 2019 terror attacks, Zahran Hashim.

Hashim is believed to have conducted several such classes, for the purpose of promoting extremist ideologies and Wahhabism. 

The suspect is also believed to have aided the perpetrators of the attacks.

He is currently being detained by TID, while further investigations are underway. 

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 9:42 AM Dec 3 2021

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