UK: Suspected member of Islamic State terror group ‘Beatles’ arrested and charged

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This cell of a terrorist group It specializes in the capture, torture and execution of Western hostages.

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British police announced on August 11 that they had indicted a suspected “Beatles” member of the Islamic State (IS) militant group. Aine Leslie Davies, who was arrested at London’s Luton airport, will have to be tried in the morning, Scotland Yard said in a statement after he was arrested in Turkey in November 2015. He was a 38-year-old man. was subsequently imprisoned in Turkey for terrorist acts.

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Four members of the ‘Beatles’, nicknamed for their British accents, have been accused of kidnapping at least 27 journalists and humanitarian workers from the US, UK, New Zealand, Russia and even Japan. . They are also suspected of torturing and killing, including beheading American journalists James Foley and Stephen Sotloff and aid workers Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller. IS had released propaganda videos showing the executions on social media.

Two of the “Beatles”, Alexander Coty, 38, and El Shafi El Sheikh, 34, former British citizens, were arrested by Syrian Kurdish militias in January 2018. Sent to the UK, they were finally handed over to the US in 2020. Alexanda Kotey was sentenced to life in prison last April. The Beatles’ fourth executioner, Mohammed Emwazi, was killed by an American drone in Syria in 2015.

Source: Francetvinfo

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