Turkey arrests suspected former Islamic State executioner

By AFP


SYRIA: Turkish police have arrested a suspected former executioner for the Islamic State group (IS) in Syria, who became a gas repairman when he returned to civilian life in Turkey, local media reported on Tuesday. 


The 50-year-old Syrian, known by his nickname "Abu Taki al-Shami", was arrested at a construction site on Monday in the Bursa province of northwest Turkey, state news agency Anadolu said. 


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