| Spanish police arrest man suspected of arming Paris kosher market jihadi
| Thursday, April 14, 2016
|Jihad Watch : Antoine Denive may be a Muslim or he may just be an illegal arms dealer, making a profit off the jihad. “Spanish police arrest man suspected of arming Paris supermarket gunman,” Reuters, April 13, 2016 :
Spanish police have arrested a French man who allegedly
supplied the arms used by an Islamist militant to kill four people at a
kosher supermarket and a policewoman in Paris in January 2015, Spain’s
interior ministry said on Wednesday.
Antoine Denive, 27, from Sainte Catherine in France, was arrested on
Tuesday in Rincon de la Victoria, a town close to Malaga on Spain’s
southern coast, the ministry said in a statement. It was a joint
operation with French police, it said.
The Islamist gunman Amed Coulibaly killed a policewoman in a Paris
suburb on Jan. 8 and attacked the supermarket on the following day. He
was shot dead by police. Two other gunmen shot 12 people at and near the
offices of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris on Jan 7.
Before the attack, Coulibaly spent time in Spain, Spain’s High Court said last year. Denive fled France several weeks after the attack in Paris, the
statement said, and made a new base for himself in Malaga where he
continued his illegal arms dealing using false documents. The ministry
did not say if Denive was suspected of belonging to an Islamist
That is, to an “Islamist militant” group, unless there is something going on here that Reuters isn’t telling us.
|posted by D.Swami Gwekanandam @ 1:42 PM