Two men aged 18 and 31 years of age, suspected of propaganda in favour of the group islamic State on the application encrypted Telegram were arrested in early December near Roubaix (North). They were indicted for “criminal association for terrorist”, learned Wednesday, December 20, franceinfo of justice source, confirming information of Europe 1. The two men have been remanded in custody.
According to the public prosecutor of Paris, these two men, originating in the North, had an “intense activity” on Telegram, where they echo the propaganda of the group islamic State.
Telegram is regularly in the sights of several countries to serve as means of communication with terrorist groups but also for its refusal of the principle of communicating the data of its users to the authorities.
Been singled out after the terrorist attacks in Paris in 2015, it was decided to block the accounts used by the jihadist group islamic State (EI).