A Moroccan terrorism convict expulsed out of Britain: The Minister of Interior expresses to his British Counterpart Morocco’s discontent
PERSISMA, Rabat, May 21st 2015 – The Moroccan Interior Minister expressed to his British peer Morocco’s discontent over the decision of Great Britain to deport a Moroccan terrorism convict, the ministry said on Thursday.
The individual, deported Wednesday from Great Britain where he had served prison for terrorism-related charges, set fire in his family’s house in Rabat, and refused to surrender to police, threatening them with an edged weapon, the ministry said in a statement.
Following this incident, the Moroccan Interior Minister expressed to his British peer Morocco’s discontent, added the same source. According to the ministry, the British authorities have not mentioned the dangerousness of this person, insisting to keep him free, which jeopardizes other people’s lives.
The operation led by law enforcement officers in order to bring the individual under control has been successful. The operation was delicate because the individual threatened to throw himself out of his parents’ terrace or attack, with edged weapons, any person who would come near him, said the same source.