France in the 21st century. Law enforcement forces chasing one jihad plot after another. One slip-up by the security services, and the Islamic terrorists will strike with deadly effect.
Note that the police made these arrests after the DNA of one of the suspects was found on bomb-making material seized in the Paris suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis earlier this year. Last week, Saint Denis was the scene of Muslim rioting — something the French media tried to ignore.
The family that prays together, bombs together.
French counter-terror police arrest four members of same family on bomb-making charges
FRENCH counter-terrorism officials have arrested four members of the same family on bomb-making charges.
By Romina McGuinness, The Express, Mar 2, 2017:
The men were arrested at their Paris home on Tuesday
All four men are known to police and are suspected of having close links to radical Islam, a judicial source told the AFP news agency on Wednesday.Three of the men, who are aged between 20 and 42 and whose identities have not yet been revealed, were arrested at their Paris home in the early hours of Tuesday morning and immediately taken into police custody.The fourth suspect, who is currently in jail on terrorism charges, has been removed from his cell for questioning. DNA from one of the suspects was found on bomb-making material
All four relatives have also been accused of having links with terrorism
The judicial source said: “All four relatives have also been accused of having links with terrorism.”Police made the arrests after the DNA of one of the suspects was found on bomb-making material seized during a separate house raid in the Paris suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis, which took place earlier this year.In January, police discovered a large stash of bomb-making material, including bottles of acetone and sulphuric acid – which can be used to make explosives –, in a flat believed to be used by one of the suspects. All four of the men have links to radical Islamist circles Police also found a rag, a plate, aluminium foil and a thermometer during the raid.All four men had been placed under surveillance by DGSI counter-terrorism officials months before their arrest, and were known to police for their close links to radical Islamist circles.