France’s anti-terrorism state prosecutor, Jean-Francois Ricard, confirmed on Saturday media studies that 9 folks had been detained as a part of the investigation into the beheading of a trainer close to Paris.
“As of now, 9 folks have been detained and brought into custody,” Ricard mentioned.
He defined that 4 detainees had been shut relations of the suspect. Two others confirmed up independently at a neighborhood precinct and reported being in touch with the suspect.
The opposite detainees embody the household — father and his spouse — of a pupil who complained in regards to the trainer, Ricard mentioned. In accordance with the prosecutor, the daddy was identified to authorities as a result of his half-sister joined the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) in 2014.
Stories emerged on Friday night time of a French trainer getting beheaded within the outskirts of Paris. Police chased down and shot to loss of life the primary suspect, a Moscow-born Chechen teenager. The sufferer reportedly taught freedom of speech and confirmed caricatures depicting the Islamic prophet Muhammad to his college students.