‘Jihadist propaganda’ found on computer of man who deliberately drove into French soldiers…YET TERRORISM RULED OUT
Prosecutor reveals that ‘jihadist images’ were found hours after ruling out terrorism as a motive for attack
Investigators have discovered jihadist propaganda on the computer of a French Muslim who rammed his car into four soldiers – only hours after a prosecutor ruled out terrorism as a motive for the attack.
“JIhadist propaganda images were found on computer equipment belonging to the driver,” Alex Perrin, a local prosecutor, revealed. He did not immediately give details of the images.
Earlier Mr Perrin had said there was “no evidence that could indicate an act of terrorism” even though he said the 29-year-old unemployed man of Tunisian descent had reportedly been heard shouting “Allahu Akhbar” (Arabic for ‘God is the greatest’).
The man was charged on Sunday with “attempted murder of persons in a position of public authority,” an offence that carries a life sentence.
He is under police guard in hospital and will be transferred to a prison when he has recovered sufficiently, Mr Perrin said.
Mr Perrin described it an “isolated act”, a “moment of madness” by the man who was depressed over being unemployed.
One soldier was slightly hurt when he was hit by the car, a Peugeot. The driver, who has not been named, was
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