Extended custody for the surviving suicide bombers

OLIVIER HOSLET ATTENTION EDITORS: FACE MADE UNRECOGNIZABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH BELGIAN LAW

An unidentified arrested man arrives in a security forces vehicle at a Brussels courthouse, Belgium, 14 April 2016, before a hearing of attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini and five other people. Abrini, a Belgian national accused of being involved in the terrorist attacks on 22 March in Brussels and 13 November in Paris, was arrested on 08 April in Brussels, Belgian media reported.

The prosecution is given a month to proceed with charges; meanwhile, they can built their case


A judge extended the detention of the Brussels attack suspects Mohamed Abrini and Osama Krayem on Thursday.

Abrini and Krayem will be held for one more month, while the prosecutions work to build their case.

Abrini is the self-confessed “man in the hat” assailant of the Brussels airport on March 22, killing 16 people. He was one of the three suicide bombers, but it is unclear whether his set of explosives did not work or he backed down. Abrini was arrested last week and is believed to be c...


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