The Guardia Civil have arrested a Moroccan man in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria who, according to the ministry for the interior, was prepared to carry out violent terrorist acts. He, his wife and young son posed with Daesh emblems and knives.
The 33 year old man, living in an illegal situation in Spain, has been under investigation since 2012 and had recently increased his radicalism over a short period of time, and made his hate for western culture very clear. National Police officers searched his home. The operation, carried out with the National Intelligence Centre, remains open.