The Hamburg Prosecutor General’s Office confirmed that a Russian national was detained on suspicion of being a member of the terrorist group Daesh (ISIS).
“The Hamburg Prosecutor General’s Office is investing a 28-year-old Russian national of Chechen origin. He has been charged with membership in the Daesh terrorist group during his time in Syria,” spokeswoman Nana Frombach said.
The spokeswoman added that the suspect had been apprehended by Bremen police on September 13 under a warrant issued by a Hamburg court on September 12. On September 14, a Hamburg court judge issued an arrest warrant.
“Since that time, he has been in pre-trial detention in Hamburg,” Frombach specified.