Rotterdam terror suspect remanded in jail for two more months


The 30-year-old terrorist suspect arrested in Rotterdam following a security service tip-off two weeks ago has been remanded in custody for a further two months.

The man, named as Jaouad A, is suspected of preparing to carry out a terrorist attack. As yet it is unclear what the target was or if A had accomplices or links to terrorist networks.

Police found a Kalashnikov AK-47 with two full magazines of ammunition in his house when it was raided two weeks ago.

They also discovered four boxes of illegal and highly-explosive fireworks, a large painting of a flag used by Islamic State (or Daesh), mobile phones and€1,600 in cash.

The investigation into A is continuing.

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