Germany arrests teenage terror suspect

Harry M, alias Isa al Khattab, is accused of supporting the al Qaeda front group in Iraq.

Last Updated: Jun 29, 2011, 22:50 PM IST

Berlin: German prosecutors say they have
arrested a teenager on suspicion he supported a terrorist
organization by posting Islamist propaganda texts and videos
on the internet seeking to recruit suicide bombers and
otherwise radicalize viewers.

Harry M, alias Isa al Khattab, is accused of
supporting the Islamic State of Iraq, the al Qaeda front group
in Iraq, and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan which hopes to
create an Islamic state across Central Asia.

Prosecutors today said the 19-year-old man was
arrested in the northern German city of Neumuenster yesterday.

He is accused of running the "Islamic-Hacker-Union`s"
Internet operations from December 2010 and posting 70 text and
video messages advocating violent jihad from February to April
2011 alone.

PTI