Skip to comments.Dutch Police: Suspect Was Preparing ‘Terrorist Attack’ On Concert By LA Band
Posted on 08/24/2017 4:43:34 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Alerted by a detailed tip from Spanish colleagues, Dutch police arrested a 22-year-old man early Thursday and said he was suspected of preparing a terrorist attack on a concert by a Los Angeles rock band.
The arrest in Brabant province, south of Rotterdam, came hours after police cancelled a performance Wednesday night by Los Angeles band Allah-Las at a converted grain silo in the heart of the port city.
Police searched the mans home after his arrest but released no details of anything they found. His identity was not released, in line with Dutch privacy guidelines.
The 22-year-old suspect was being questioned by police and prosecutors. If authorities want to prolong his detention they will have to arraign him at a closed-doors hearing with an investigative judge before the end of Friday, prosecution spokeswoman Jeichien de Graaff said.
It was not clear what the nature of the threat to the concert was, or if the bands name played any role in the threat.
In an interview with British newspaper The Guardian last year, band members said they chose the word Allah, Arabic for God, because they were seeking a holy-sounding name and did not realize it might cause offense.
We get emails from Muslims, here in the U.S. and around the world, saying theyre offended, but that absolutely wasnt our intention, lead singer Miles Michaud told the newspaper. We email back and explain why we chose the name, and mainly they understand.
Police in Warsaw, Poland, said security was being beefed up for the bands performance there Thursday night.
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Muslims are very upset with the name of the band ,D”OH
Keep his identity under wraps and roll up his contacts.
Was it the music or the venue?
Diversity has been really good for the Dutch, eh?.... like everyone else infected with these low-life, pig-faced, POS moslems.
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