- Germany deports confirmed ISIS terrorist to Nigeria
- Terrorist possessed gun, ISIS flag, machete at time of arrest
- Extremist banned from entering Germany for life
More trouble for Nigeria’s national security as Germany deports classified ISIS terrorist deemed dangerous to Germany’s national security to Nigeria.
The 22-year-old German-born terrorist who is a German by citizen and who hadn’t committed a crime yet arrived Lagos airport Thursday according to German news agency DPA.
The confirmed dangerous extremist was among the duo arrested in February in Goettingen as security services suspected plans of imminent attack. With a 27-year-old Algerian accomplice; they both lived with their parents in Göttingen, Germany.
After they were arrested, investigators found two weapons in their possession at least one of them a firearm that had been tweaked to fire live rounds of ammunition. Flags of the Islamic State group, ISIS and a machete was also found in their possession.
German authorities have banned the deported suspected terrorist from entering Germany for life following attacks by the ISIS last year with Germany vowing to beef up deportations of foreigners considered to be threats to the country.
Reports have it that the duo were arrested after being placed under surveillance over a long period of time.
The German interior ministry demanded they be expunged from Germany haven classified them as threats to national security.
The expulsion of the terrorist has not no precedence in the history of the German government.
“We are sending a clear warning to all fanatics nationwide that we will not give them a centimeter of space to carry out their despicable plans,” said Lower Saxony’s Interior Minister Boris Pistorius (SPD) following the court ruling authorising the deportation
“They will face the full force of the law regardless of whether they were born here or not,” he added.
For the Algerian, a German court made his deportation conditional on assurances from the Algerian government that he would not be tortured or subjected to any inhuman treatment, Nan reported.
Credits: Nan.ng, Stingged.com