The Islamic State determine codenamed Grasp Zeyd has been captured by Turkish safety forces

Islamic State (IS, previously ISIS) terrorist Bashar Hattab Ghazal al Sumaidai, code-named Grasp Zeyd or Abu Zeyd, has been captured by Turkish safety forces, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan instructed reporters on Thursday throughout a flight again to Turkey from the Balkans. 

Erdogan described the terrorist as “one of the vital administrators of Daesh after [Abu Bakr al-]Baghdadi and [Abdullah] Quardash,” referring to the group by its Arabic title. Baghdadi, the founding father of IS, allegedly blew himself up in October 2019 throughout a US raid on his compound in Syria’s Idlib province. Quardash took over because the group’s head.

Al-Sumaidai was captured in a joint operation by the Normal Directorate of Safety, the Istanbul Police Division, and the Nationwide Intelligence Group (MIT), Erdogan revealed, explaining that authorities had tracked his connections in Turkey and Syria and found he deliberate to enter Turkey illegally. He was caught in disguise whereas making an attempt to make use of a faux ID card. The militant chief has been transferred to Turkish judicial authorities following an interrogation by the MIT and the Istanbul Police Division.


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Al-Sumaidai confessed to working within the terror group’s Ministry of Training and Ministry of Justice. A number of worldwide experiences have recognized him as head of the ISIS judiciary. He was named as a attainable successor to Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Quraishi, an IS chief who, like Baghdadi, allegedly blew himself up throughout a US raid. He acquired in on the bottom flooring with IS simply because the group was forming in 2013, having beforehand fought with a jihadist group in Iraq. 

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