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Court remands man arrested over giving death threats

Nafaahath Ibrahim
22 October 2019, MVT 14:44
Police standing near a scene. PHOTO: MIHAARU
Nafaahath Ibrahim
22 October 2019, MVT 14:44

Criminal Court for the second time increased the remand period for a man arrested over giving death threats.

The remand period was extended for another 15 days for the man who was arrested on October 12.

He was arrested for encouraging violence and calling to decapitate and kill people on social media. Moreover, he posted symbols, logos and documents from various terrorist groups.

The man threatened bloodshed and called to behead certain individuals, in a post where he shared pictures from the Islamic State.

Police arrested the 27-year-old on terrorism counts and he was remanded for five days initially.

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