Italian arrested for spreading ISIS propaganda, saying Allah sent COVID

Milan man allegedly urged social media followers to embrace global jihad

(ANSA) - MILAN, JUL 8 - A 38-year-old Italian man was arrested in Milan Wednesday for spreading ISIS propaganda and saying Allah sent to COVID pandemic.
    Police said the man had been radicalised since 2015.
    He allegedly urged social media followers to embrace global jihad against all infidels, police said.
    He has been charged with instigation to commit a crime aggravated by using the Web.
    Police arrested him after wiretapping his phone conversations and monitoring his social media use for months.
    In an intercept on March 27, police said, the man claimed that the COVID emergency "is something from Allah, a positive thing", because "people are going mad".
    The man allegedly argued that the crisis had helped cure people of "vices". (ANSA).
   

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