Sixth Somali terror suspect released

A sixth Somali national, arrested on Friday on suspicion of involvement in terrorism was released on Monday without charge.

Twelve men were arrested on Friday night and five were released on Sunday.
The fate of the remaining six will be decided tomorrow. A spokesman for the public prosecution department said it would announce on Tuesday how many of them it wished to investigate further.
The arrests followed a tip-off from the AIVD security service which said the men were planning an attack on a Dutch target in the near future.
The lawyer of two of the men released on Sunday has called for an investigation into the way the AIVD does its work.
‘One can only assume the AIVD has made a mistake if you release suspects so quickly,’ Michael Ruperti is quoted as saying by the AD.
Ruperti’s clients also plan to claim damages for their arrest. The two were picked up, handcuffed and blindfolded and not told they were wanted on terrorism charges until Saturday, Ruperti said.

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