Aged 18, the young woman of Moroccan origin was arrested in the night from Saturday to Sunday in Béziers, in the south of France, alongside as other women of her family, including a minor girl. All of them were released without prosecution at this stage, following the end of their custody.
These arrests were made possible through cooperation with Morocco. At the end of 96 hours, the police custody of the accused was lifted Thursday morning and she will be presented the same day to an investigating judge as part of the opening of a judicial investigation of the heads of ” association of criminal terrorist criminals “and” possession of substances or incendiary or explosive products or elements intended to make up an incendiary or explosive device to prepare for destruction, degradation or injury to people, in connection with a terrorist enterprise “, specifies the Pnat.
According to the anti-terrorism prosecution which requests his placement in pre-trial detention, the young woman, “out of school for two years” and “never sentenced”, was unknown to the security services, until very recent information “indicating a threat of ‘attack on a church’.
The searches in the room of the interested party, allowed the discovery of “several bottles of products likely to enter into the composition of explosives acetone, sulfuric acid, hydrogen peroxide, two devices likely to constitute improvised explosive devices in the course of ‘assemblage, a printed photograph of the beheading of Samuel Paty (a teacher beheaded last year in the Paris region editor’s note) as well as photographs of armed jihadists ”.
The investigators also discovered a “spiral notebook containing in particular, a handwritten recipe for manufacturing explosives, handwritten notes evoking various violent action projects, handwritten notes referring to the Islamic state but also to certain symbols of Nazism. and a diagram of a church located near the home of the accused ”, according to the prosecution. However, no constituted explosives were found.
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