French Police Arrest Eight Allegedly Linked to Jihad Recruitment Network

PARIS (Sputnik) – French police arrested eight people suspected of being involved in recruiting young French citizens for jihad, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Tuesday.

“8 arrests [were made] this morning in Paris and Lyon regions. These persons were placed in detention… These individuals are suspected of active participation in recruitment of young French in jihadism,” Cazeneuve was quoted as saying by the French Interior Ministry on Twitter.