Today, the Budapest Prosecutor’s Office filed an indictment against a 22-year-old man who had been charged with intimidating a terrorist in Hungary to intimidate the population of Europe.
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According to the indictment, the 22-year-old man took up the Islamic religion in a mosque in Budapest in June 2020, and by the spring of 2021 he became a follower of the radical, jihadist trend of Islam and a supporter of the Islamic State’s terrorist organization. He later took an oath of allegiance to the Islamic State terrorist organization by drawing the flag of the terrorist organization on the wall of his room and then uttering the English-language oath obtained specifically for this purpose, according to the prosecution’s website.
In support of the terrorist organization, the 22-year-old man planned to carry out an assassination, looking for possible targets and ways to commit it.
In doing so, the accused knowingly searched for and downloaded content related to Islamist terrorism from the Internet. In addition, between March and May 2021, he communicated with several individuals on various online interfaces about the commission of terrorist acts.
In the context of online communication, the man in early May 2021
received written materials and advice from one of the users regarding the homemade manufacture of a barbed pipe bomb, on the basis of which he began to procure the materials needed to manufacture the pipe bomb. In doing so, you ordered a remote control from an online store.
At the end of May 2021, he also agreed in the online space with another interlocutor to carry out a high-profile assassination attempt on the entire population of Europe at the same time, driving the accused car to the crowd on the Siófok promenade, while his partner and he carried out a bomb attack in Budapest – then with a pipe bomb made by the accused.
On June 1, 2021, the Budapest Prosecutor’s Office interrupted the accused’s action with the assistance of the Counter-Terrorism Center.
The Metropolitan Investigation Prosecutor’s Office filed an indictment with the Metropolitan Court for the crime of preparing for a terrorist act against a man in a terrorist group. The investigating prosecutor’s office filed a motion in the indictment for the court to sentence the accused to imprisonment and exclude the possibility of parole.
The accused is still under arrest.
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Source: Propeller – Saját anyagok by propeller.hu.
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