A friend of Chérif Chekatt, the man who last week, an attack committed in Strasbourg, and was subsequently shot by the police, Monday, arrested by the investigating judge in Paris. The defendant is accused of participating in a terrorist organization. He is at the request of the public prosecutor in pre-trial detention placed.
His identity and relationship to the gunman was not disclosed. According to a source close to the dossier would go to a 38-year-old man Thursday was arrested, and a role would have played in the delivery of the firearm that Chekatt used in the attack on 11 december. In addition, five dead and eleven wounded cases.
This is the first arrest in the investigation into the shooting in Strasbourg. There are still two other suspects have been arrested, which may also be involved in the arms supply. Last week six people were arrested, among whom the parents and brothers of the culprit, who in the course of the weekend have been released.