Moroccan convicted for terrorism proselytism

Sentenced to over six years in jail

(ANSA) - Rome, November 24 - A Moroccan national was convicted of proselytism for terrorism via the Internet by a Rome judge on Thursday and sentenced to six years, two months and 20 days in jail. Abderrahim El Khalfi, a 38-year-old pizza chef, was arrested in Rome in July 2015 and is thought to have been a member of a terror cell whose activities included encouraging people to plan and carry out attacks in Italy and North Africa. Prosecutors had asked for a 12-year prison term.


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