An undeclared Koranic school was discovered during an administrative search conducted Wednesday morning at the Villiers-sur-Marne mosque (Val-de-Marne), according to several sources, including confirming a report in Paris . Forty police officers were present on the spot, said France 3.
The operation, which began at 7:30, “was well attended by officials from the mosque,” said the Chief of Staff of the town hall, Jean-Michel Carigi. “This Koranic school, it was an open secret, but it was necessary to establish that it existed,” he added.
After the search, “many illegal immigrants” were arrested, said a source close to the matter.
The operation also took place after the administrative search conducted in late July at the home of a man of 41, and S stuck that frequented the mosque, says Le Figaro . Al-Islah mosque in Villiers-sur-Marne is particularly known for being attended by twelve persons convicted in April for participating in a Jihadist thread to Syria.