German operative of Ahrar al-Sham arrested in Germany

KARLSRUHE, Germany — German media outlets citing the federal prosecutor of Karlsruhe, Germany, reported that investigators had arrested a German citizen accused of belonging to extremist organization Ahrar al-Sham.

The reports pointed out that the German citizen traveled to Syria four times between 2012 and 2014 to fight in the ranks of Ahrar al-Sham and other extremist groups.

On Tuesday afternoon, the man went before the investigative judge at the Federal Court of Justice.