The Bosnian authorities arrested two terrorism suspects

© AP Photo / Amel Emhasise police. Archival photoThe Bosnian authorities arrested two terrorism suspects© AP Photo / Amel Emric

Employees of the interior Ministry of Bosnia and Herzegovina held on Wednesday raids in Sarajevo and in the area of Trebinje, where detained two suspected members of radical terrorism cell, said the police of the country.

The Agency for protection and investigation (SIPA) this morning raided the Sarajevo district of Bucha-Stream. It is reported that the search object can be associated with people fighting on the side of terrorists in Syria and Iraq. In the place were arrested one suspect, the name and age of which were not disclosed.

«The search carried out on the basis of suspicion of committing a crime under article «Terrorism»… Freedom is devoid of one person who is detained for forensic procedures, after which it will be transferred to Prosecutor’s office», — stated in the message of SIPA.

It is noted that in organizing the campaign involved the Agency for the intelligence and security Agency (OSA BiH), whose employees were also involved in the operation.

Day police departments in Trebinje Gacko district have detained a well-known supporter of the Wahhabi movement, which found evidence of terrorist intentions.

«Arrested Fikret Karkala at the age of 41 years. During the search of the room where it was discovered a large quantity of weapons,» — said the head of the police administration of Trebinje Hot Laketa.

Minister of security BiH, Dragan Mektic called the fight against terrorism a priority of law enforcement, announced the continuation of such actions and promised that «all will represent even minimal terrorist threat, big will be vigorously suppressed and destroyed».