BERLIN: German prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against a German-Afghan man accused of being a contact for two brothers who produced propaganda for a group that has carried out attacks in Afghanistan.

The federal prosecutors office said Thursday that the 20-year-old dual citizen was charged with membership in a foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.

He was identified only as Mohammed Salim A in line with German privacy rules.

The suspect, who was arrested last September, is also accused of transferring 800 euros to a representative of the group in Pakistan and planning to join it there.

Prosecutors say the suspect provided information on the political situation in Germany to Bonn-born brothers Mounir and Yassin Chouka for use in making German-language recruitment videos in Pakistan.

More From This Section

India goes to polls in biggest voting day

Voters lined up in 121 constituencies across a dozen states in the largest single day of polling in the election.

Bangladesh files contempt case against British reporter

The case was launched for allegedly criticising the war crime tribunal and questioning the death toll from the 1971 war.

Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE, says Afghanistan

The Afghan govt says Agha Jan Mutassim, a finance minister during Taliban rule, has been missing for over a week

Fears grow for hundreds missing in S. Korea ferry capsize

A total of 375 high school students were on board, travelling with their teachers to the popular island resort of Jeju.


Comments are closed.

Comments (1)

zohaib
June 30, 2013 1:14 pm

Now the German Govt. will invest millions of euros in further investigation to hunt the reason for these transferred 800 euros))

Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Poll
From The Newspaper
Tweets