Germany: Man arrested on suspicion of procuring cyanide and ricin for ‘Islamist-motivated’ attack

A man has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of procuring the deadly poisons cyanide and ricin to be used in an “Islamist-motivated” attack, authorities have said.

The 32-year-old, an Iranian citizen, was arrested in the city of Castrop-Rauxel, in western Germany, on Sunday.

“The suspect is suspected of having prepared a serious act of violence endangering the state by allegedly procuring cyanide and ricin to commit an Islamist-motivated attack,” a joint press release from the Dusseldorf public prosecutor’s office and local police said.

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Source: Sky News

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