A teenage girl, described as “very radicalised”, was arrested after being spotted by French anti-terrorism investigators making “disturbing” comments on the messenger service ‘Telegram’.
The sixteen year old was arrested on suspicion of preparing to carry out an attack on French soil. She was charged with “criminal association in relation to a criminal terrorist enterprise” and “incitement to the commission of terrorist acts by an online communication tool”, and remanded in custody, Le Figaro reports.
The teenager was arrested on Thursday as part of a counter-terrorist operation in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, France. A source informed Le Figaro that “at this stage there have not been any other arrests”. – READ MORE