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Berlin Mosque Raided over Suspected ‘Terrorist Criminal Acts’

Berlin Mosque Raided over Suspected ‘Terrorist Criminal Acts’

Country: 
Germany
News Date: 
18/12/2018
Lancastrian
Summary: 

A Berlin mosque was raided by German police on Monday night as part of a larger terrorism probe seeking connections to Middle East terror activities. A 45-year-old preacher suspected of transferring funds to an Islamist militant in Syria for the purpose of carrying out “terrorist criminal acts” was questioned, prosecutors said. No arrests were made. German newsagency Deutsche Welle  State criminal police, intelligence officers as well as special police forces joined the raids, which included the As-Sahaba mosque in the Berlin neighborhood of Wedding.