Man arrested over suspected ISIS links after wife turns him in

2017-10-20 14:49
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Thessaloniki – Greek police said on Friday they have arrested a Syrian man over suspected links to the Islamic State group (ISIS), after his wife complained to authorities that he was beating her and that he was a jihadist supporter.

The 32-year-old man was arrested on Thursday in the northern city of Thessaloniki, where the couple live with their two young children.

Police searched their home after the woman filed a complaint of domestic violence and alleged he supported ISIS.

Officers found data on his phone that they said support the allegations of ISIS links, a police official told AFP.

The couple arrived in Greece in June 2016, landing on the island of Leros following the peak of the migrant crisis.

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