Three men in the entourage of the jihadist Larossi Abballa, who was killed in June a policeman and his companion in Magnanville (Yvelines), have been placed Monday in custody, it was learnt today from a source close to the investigation, confirming information of BFMTV.
The three persons in custody, aged 22, 25 and 39, were arrested Monday during an operation of the sub-directorate terrorism (Sdat) of the judicial police. They gravitated in the entourage of the Larossi Abballa, said the source, without more precision on their profile.
Larossi Abballa, 25 years old, was murdered on June 13, Jean-Baptiste Salvaing, 42 years old, commander of police, assistant commissioner les Mureaux, and Jessica Schneider, 36 years old, administrative officer of the office neighbor of Mantes-la-Jolie, at their home in Magnanville, before being shot dead by police in the Raid. The attack was perpetrated in the name of the group jihadist islamic State (EI).
to this day, two French are examined in the case, Saad Rajraji and Charaf-Din Aberouz, 27 and 29 years of age, arrested in the aftermath of the double murder and suspected to have played a logistical support role.
Rashid Kassim, regarded as one of the propagandists for French-speaking the most dangerous of the AR, was in contact with Abballa via the e-mail encrypted Telegram and is suspected of having inspired from the iraqi-syrian where he is a refugee. Kassim is the subject of an international arrest warrant.