Tuesday, 02 Jun 2020

Italy expels suspected Egyptian extremist

Rome, May 15 : Italian authorities deported an alleged Egyptian extremist on national security grounds, the interior ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old student, who lived in the northeastern city of Udine has recently shown "aggressive behaviour in the local community and signs of potential religious radicalisation," the ministry said, citing investigators.

The Egyptian was the 43rd suspected religious extremist to be expelled from Italy this year and the 280th since January 2015, the ministry stated.

(IANS | 2 years ago)