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Two Arrested at Prishtina Airport Suspected of Terrorism

13920516000259_PhotoITwo people have been arrested at Prishtina International Airport on Monday, suspected of participating in terrorist groups.

According to the police the two people are suspected of being part of ISIL in Syria and Iraq, for the past two and half years.

Kosovo police spokesman Daut Hoxha, REL has confirmed that two persons, citizens of Kosovo, were arrested as they returned to Kosovo via Istanbul.

“On 04.01.2016, around 10:20, Prishtina International Airport arrested two suspects. Police are investigating them because of suspicion that they have committed the offense of “organizing and participating in terrorist groups ” said spokesman Hoxha.

He added that the two persons arrested today were being investigated by the Anti-Terrorism Police Department of the Kosovo Special Prosecution.

“Two of those arrested are suspected of having been part of the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria,” said Hoxha.

By order of prosecutors responsible for the case, according to the spokesman Hoxha, the suspects were taken into custody for 48 hours.




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