A Belgian court sentenced to 28 years in prison have returned to the country of militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). On Monday, February 13, according to RTL.
During the hearings it was established that 24-the summer native of the city of Vilvoorde E. Hakim was an active member of the IG and participated in the fighting in Syria. In 2014, the defendant was directly involved in the execution of the hostage, who beheaded.
A video of the massacre a terrorist posted on the web. Later this recording helped to identify the perpetrator and bring him to justice after returning to Belgium.
According to RTL, the court verdict was the first handed down in relation to the terrorist who committed the crime in the combat zone and returned to the country. Five other defendants in the case were acquitted for lack of evidence.
On 25 January this year it was reported that in various parts of Brussels, was arrested several suspected militants. According to law enforcement bodies of the Kingdom, they recently returned to the country from Syria and Iraq, where he participated in the fighting.
On 14 November last year the Minister of interior Jan Jambon issued a warning about a possible mass return to Belgium terrorists — citizens of the Kingdom. According to the interior Ministry, there are maybe about 200 people.