51-year-old native of Spain, an employee of the German intelligence service «Federal office for the protection of the Constitution» (BfV), has secretly converted to Islam and is suspected of planning terrorist attacks in Germany.
This is reported on Wednesday, November 30, the German media and, in particular, the news Agency DPA with reference to Hans-Georg Maassen’s, the head of the BfV.
The suspect, who previously worked at the Bank, was arrested in düsseldorf, he was charged with the drain of secret information on Islamist forums. According to German authorities, he planned the attack on the office of BfV and represents an extraordinary threat to national security.
The detainee, whose name the press will not publish, I began working in BfV in April this year, his duties included the monitoring of extremist sites.
On the eve of the weekly newspaper Der Spiegel reported that the family of the detainee didn’t know that in 2014 he converted to Islam.
Recall that after two terrorist attacks this summer, the responsibility for which was assumed by the terrorist group ISIS, the security services of Germany are in a state of high alert.