French police arrested 160 MKO members. EU and the US consider MKO as a terrorist organization
BBC: French police arrested 160 MKO members. EU and the US consider MKO as a terrorist organization. Police says these people were planning terrorist attacks. More than 1 million dollars were found during the attacks, along with computer files.
Maryam Rajavi and Saleh Rajavi are among detainees.
MKO has a military wing which is based in Iraq by which it accomplished terrorist operations against Iran.
BBC correspondent in Middle-east affairs says that French police feared that MKO might use France as its base.
Radio Farda: 1300 police raided MKO offices in France this morning and arrested 150 members as well as Maryam-e Rajavi. In a safe in Rajavi's home, they found 5 million dollars in cash.
Judge Bruguierre ordered Police to arrest MKOs when he found they're going to plan terrorist operations from within France. A journalist said to Radio Farda: Mrs. Rajavi may have entered France illegally or the US might have wanted to have a joint maneuver with MKOs in Iraq when France has overtaken.
Radio Germany: Police attacked MKO sites in France today morning and arrested more than 150 of its members. EU and the US know MKO as a terrorist group.
VOA: French police raided MKO offices in Paris and arrested 165 people along with Maryam-e Rajavi who's considered as the president of the group. Anti-terrorism judge Bruguierre ordered the raids. More than 1200 police officers took part in the raids in 13 locations.
French police has confiscated computer materials and 1 million dollars. Interior Ministry of France says that MKO is known as a criminal group whose purpose is to plan terrorist acts and finance terrorist groups.
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