Alleged terrorist recruiters caught in Melilla
Spanish police on Wednesday (June 27th) arrested two terror suspects wanted on international arrest warrants by Morocco, Aufait Maroc reported.
Spanish citizens Rachid Abdellah Mohamed, 25 and Nabil Mohamed Chaib, 30, were arrested in Melilla on charges of recruiting young Maghreb men to train in terror camps.
Their group consisted of Spanish citizens of North African origin living in Melilla, as well as Moroccans living in the nearby city of Farkhana, the Spanish Interior Ministry said in a statement.
The suspects are also accused of the torture-murders of two recruits who decided to leave the cell and "cut ties with the strong religious orthodoxy that it imposed", the ministry said.
The victims were found in 2008 in the north-eastern Moroccan city of Nador. Their corpses showed signs of torture.
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