4 ar­rested for plot­ting to at­tack Turk­ish con­sulate in Nether­lands

Daily Sabah (Turkey) - - Front Page -

FOUR Dutch cit­i­zens of Moroc­can ori­gin were ar­rested yes­ter­day for plot­ting to at­tack the Turk­ish con­sulate in Rot­ter­dam. Three were ar­rested in the Nether­lands while a fourth was de­tained in Bel­gium and will be ex­tra­dited.

FOUR men al­legedly plan­ning an at­tack on the Turk­ish con­sulate in Rot­ter­dam have been ar­rested, Dutch pros­e­cu­tors said yes­ter­day. In a state­ment, the na­tional pros­e­cu­tor’s of­fice iden­ti­fied the four as Moroc­can-Dutch, and ev­i­dence of their plot had sur­faced from a wire­tap of a dif­fer­ent man ar­rested in 2017. Three of the men are to be brought be­fore a judge this week, while the fourth was ar­rested in Bel­gium and will be ex­tra­dited, pros­e­cu­tors said. Turk­ish diplo­matic mis­sions in Europe have been at­tacked by ter­ror­ist PKKlinked groups.

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