Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini arrested in Belgium
Belgian, who was seen in car with Salah Abdeslam two days before atrocity, has been detained along with four other people
Mohamed Abrini, a a key suspect wanted in connection with the Paris attacks in November, has been arrested in #Belgium, along with four other people, Belgian federal prosecutors have confirmed. Abrini, 31, has been on #Europe’s most wanted list since being identified as one of two suspects seen on CCTV travelling in a car two days before the attacks. Abrini was at the wheel of the Renault Clio that was later used by a team of gunmen in the atrocity.
Abrini was arrested in the borough of Anderlecht, in Brussels, next to the western district of Molenbeek, which has become known for its links to jihadism. Two other suspects were detained at the same time as Abrini, and two further arrests made in an undisclosed location in Brussels.