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Fourth suspected terrorist was arrested in Kosovo on charges of attacking a police checkpoint in Serbia on October 7.
According to a press release issued on Thursday by the EU’s rule of law mission to Kosovo, EULEX, a Kosovo Albanian has been arrested on Wednesday on suspicion that he is a member of a terrorist organization which took responsibility for the attack on a police checkpoint in Konculj, on the Kosovo-Serbia border.
The suspect is also charged with possessing illegal weapons.
“Yesterday afternoon in a joint operation, EULEX police and Kosovo police arrested another person suspected of being a member of a terrorist organisation, which claimed responsibility for three attacks on Serbian police in Dobrosin, near Gate 5 Dheu i Bardhë/Bela Zemlja,” says EULEX.
Three Kosovo Albanians suspected of being part of an alleged terrorist organization called the “Movement for Freedom”, which claimed the responsibility for the October 7 attack in Konculj, were arrested on Tuesday.
A EULEX pre-trial judge at the District Court in Gjilan/Gnjilane has ordered one month detention on remand for all four men.
The case is being prosecuted by a EULEX Prosecutor from the Kosovo Special Prosecution Office.
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