German police have detained an Iranian nationwide on suspicion of planning a terror assault, authorities within the nation stated Sunday.
Police within the western metropolis of Munster stated the 32-year-old man is believed to have procured unspecified quantities of the toxins cyanide and ricin in preparation for an “Islamist-motivated assault.”
The suspect was detained following an investigation by the North Rhine-Westphalia Central Workplace for the Prosecution of Terrorism, a unit of the Düsseldorf Public Prosecutor’s Workplace, based on police.
Police retrieved supplies throughout a search of the suspect’s dwelling within the metropolis of Castrop-Rauxel and an investigation is ongoing, police stated.
One other particular person can also be being held in reference to the case, police stated, with out offering extra particulars.