LOOKS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU LET GITMO DETAINEES GO … YEAH, THEY POSE NO THREAT.
Spanish police arrested eight people in pre-dawn raids in Madrid on Monday against a jihadist recruitment network led by a former Guantanamo Bay inmate, Lahcen Ikassrien. Authorities suspect the cell of trying to send people to join the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), an Islamo- jihadist militant group.
BBC – Spain Arrests Eight In Islamofascist Recruiting Cell
Spanish police arrested eight people in pre-dawn raids in Madrid on Monday against a jihadist recruitment network led by a former Guantanamo Bay inmate, the government said.
The cell found and dispatched recruits for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants based in Syria and Iraq, Spain’s interior ministry said in a statement.
“It should be highlighted that the leader of this cell lived in Spain after passing through Guantanamo, having been arrested in Afghanistan in 2001,” it said, without providing further details.
Police have so far launched 12 raids, detaining eight people, and the investigation remains open, the ministry said.
Spain’s government has said it fears battle-hardened Islamist fighters may return to Spain from Syria and other conflict zones under the influence of Al-Qaeda-inspired groups, presenting a threat of attacks.