COPENHAGEN (Web Desk) – A Danish girl who converted to Islam has been arrested and charged with possessing explosives and sanctioning terror.
The girl reportedly supports a radical Islamic group that encourages the establishment of a caliphate, RT reported.
The girl was arrested at her home in the village of Kundbt on the Zeanland Island on Wednesday.
Police and a bomb squad were sent to the residence. A witness told.
The teen is facing charges under Denmark’s terror laws, including the possession of explosives, detonation of explosives, and sanctioning or encouraging terror. Her hearings will begin later on Thursday.
According to national television station TV2, the girl recently converted to Islam. Her Facebook page indicated that she was part of a group for ethnic Danish members of Hizb ut-Tahrir, a pan-Islamic organization that openly supports the establishment of a caliphate ruled by sharia law.
Denmark is one of several European countries that stepped up security in November, following terror attacks in Paris which left 130 people dead and 352 others injured.