Police in Spain said the suspect involved in a machete attack in two churches in southern Spain and killed a clergyman was due to be deported back to Morocco
The suspects of a shocking machete attack that took place in two churches in southern Spain resulting in the death of a clergyman was due to be deported.
This statement was the released by Spain´s National Police on Thursday, January 26, as per Reuters, who said that the suspect was taken home as detectives conducted search operations at his house.
The suspect who has been identified as a 25-year-old man from Morocco entered two churches in the port city of Algeciras and started attacking several people. Police then rushed to the scene, and he was then arrested.
Authorities stated that he will now be transferred to Madrid later today before he appears in front of a High Court judge.
Police and court spokespeople confirmed that the judge will then confirm the terrorism charges he will face.
Authorities also said that he had no previous record of any criminal or terrorism related activities.
They added that the man was illegally living in Spain, as his deportation process has started in June 2022 and was presently ongoing.
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