Two drivers arrested Islamic foundations in Limburg

The police in Venlo has two men arrested in connection with an investigation into two Islamic foundations in South Limburg.

One of them, a 38-year-old man, is suspected of money laundering, involvement in a criminal terrorist organization, recruitment for the armed struggle and terrorism financing. A 34-year-old man is suspected of money laundering.

The public prosecution service (OM) announced that the two suspects itself Tuesday itself have reported at the police station in Venlo, at the request of the police. According to a spokesman for the to two directors of the foundations. Both organizations are affiliated with the Al Houda mosque in Geleen. The two men also come from that place.

The arrest follows a long-running investigation into possible money laundering at the Foundation Center Foundation and Westelijke mijnstreek BabyCare. This last Foundation calls itselflamitische Is a relief organization.

The research was started in 2015 as a result of reports of suspicious transactions at the foundations. In February this year followed searches on fourteen locations in Limburg, among others in the Geleense mosque. No one was arrested. However, when computers and administration confiscated to the money flows.

The research will continue to do no announcements about doing it.