Brussels: A man suspected of supplying weapons to the terrorists responsible for coordinated attacks in Paris in 2015 was indicted in Belgium in late December, an official said on Wednesday. Also Read - France Plans Hefty Punishment Against Those Issuing 'Virginity Certificate' For Marriage
The man, identified previously in news reports by Belgian newspapers “La Libre” and “La DerniereHeure” as Mohamed E., was suspected of supplying Kalashnikovs to the terrorists that were used in the attacks that killed at least 130 people on November 13, 2015 in Paris. Also Read - France's COVID-19 Daily Infections Top 60,000, an All-time High
Eric Van Duyse, a spokesman for the Federal Prosecutor’s Office, confirmed the arrest of the suspect. He will now face criminal charges for his involvement in the attacks. Also Read - After Attacks in Austria & France, Britain's Terrorism Threat Level Raised to 'Severe'
Some of the main suspects involved in the Paris 2015 terror attacks have been put on trial and imprisoned in France and Belgium.