September 27, 2011

Finland Says Terror Suspects Linked To Al Shabaab

Update on Two Arrested for Terror Financing in Finland, in which we answer Rusty's question: "who were they raising funds for"?


A Somali man and woman arrested in Finland on suspicion of financing terrorism and terror recruitment are linked to the Somali insurgent group al-Shabab, police said Tuesday[...]

The 34-year-old man is also suspected of recruiting at least one person abroad to commit an act of terrorism "in the direction of Somalia," linked to al-Shabab, the agency said. He has lived in Finland since 2005, has a residency permit and has had several jobs.

The 28-year-old woman is a student who arrived in Finland in late 2008, police said.

Stay tuned...

By Stable Hand at 11:11 AM | Comments |