79-year-old French woman murdered, Muslim accused called ‘mantle’ by Moroccan police: 3 countries are investigating from terror angle

79-year-old French woman murdered, Muslim accused called ‘mantle’ by Moroccan police: 3 countries are investigating from terror angle

Recently in Morocco, a 79-year-old female tourist from France, a Muslim youth attacked with a sharp-edged weapon. the killing (Murder) was done. Now in this case, the Moroccan police arrested a 31-year-old Muslim attacker on 15 January 20221. The incident took place in the city of Tiznit.

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According to the report, Moroccan police have found in the preliminary investigation that the 31-year-old accused of killing the French woman is a mental patient. In this case, a statement issued by the Directorate General of Regional Surveillance (DGSN) said that the accused person was sent to the psychiatry department of ‘Hassan Eye Hospital’ in Tiznit from September 25 to October 25 at the request of the local authorities. Recruitment was done.

According to a source in the investigation team, when the house of the accused was searched in Gelmim in southern Morocco, the police also recovered psychoactive medicines from the accused. The allegation is that he tried to kill a French woman and two other tourists, including a Belgian national, at a cafe in Agadir. In the CCTV footage, he was seen stabbing the French woman.

Investigation started from the angle of terrorism

In this case, a Moroccan court has ordered a psychiatric evaluation of the accused Muslim man on Thursday (20 January 2022). Meanwhile, the authorities of three countries investigated the murder of a French woman. angle of terrorism has started from. The Moroccan government prosecutor has assigned the police’s Anti-Terrorist Squad to investigate a ‘possible terrorist angle’.

Similarly, the French Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor in Paris, France, on Wednesday announced a ‘terrorist angle’ investigation into the murder of a French tourist in southern Morocco. Belgium’s Federal Public Prosecutor’s Office said on Thursday it would investigate a possible terrorist link to the attempted murder of a Belgian tourist in Morocco.

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