Minor planning jihadist attack in Seville, who expressed antisemitic views, is detained

The Syrian minor who was planning an attack at his school in Montellano (Seville) will be interned by order of the National Court.

The Prosecutor’s Office attributes terrorist integration offenses to him due to his affiliation with the Islamic State, indoctrination, and possession of explosives.

Additionally, it warns that he was “highly radicalized.”

Youth Judge José Luis de Castro has granted the Prosecutor’s request for the internment of the minor to prevent him from escaping judicial action.

The Prosecutor specifically claims that there is “an evident risk of flight given the gravity of the facts and the associated penalties.”

The magistrate adopts the arguments of the Public Ministry, stating that these “extremely serious” offenses justify his internment in a closed regime. The court order includes all the solid evidence indicating that the underage individual had obtained various substances to manufacture explosives, as well as manuals for their production.

The resolution also mentions his statements of allegiance to the Islamic State, as well as the display on his mobile phone of various jihadist material. It details that this young person is “highly radicalized,” obsessed with military themes, owns camouflage clothing, and is extremely homophobic and antisemitic.


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