The Egyptian authorities have deported a 23-year-old man from Göttingen because of alleged terrorist connections back to Germany. This was confirmed by the German security circles of the MIRROR. Accordingly, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz on Friday morning and arrived at Frankfurt airport with a Lufthansa flight.

The young German was heard at the airport, first of all of police officers, but not arrested. Because whether it’s actually a relevant terrorist suspicion against the student, was not clear, according to investigators.

Earlier, it was reported the Egyptian state-controlled newspaper “Al-Ahram” about the deportation. Therefore, the man should have tried the terrorist militia “Islamic state” (IS) on the Sinai Peninsula. The Student had been held two weeks ago at the port of entry to Cairo by the Egyptian authorities, and was then first to have disappeared. The 23-Year-old has the German and Egyptian citizenship.

the case of a second German still unclear

just as Abdel Aziz is also a second German was missing meanwhile in Egypt: the 18-year-old Isa El Sabbagh pour out. According to the news Agency AP, this deported should have been. This had been sent to Frankfurt. A confirmation of this, it was not the German authorities so far. The news Agency AFP writes that in the case of El Sabbaghs the procedure of Deportation. Thus, he could arrive in the next days in Germany.

The Foreign office had earlier confirmed that for several weeks of missing 18-year-old German from casting is also in the custody of the Egyptian authorities. The security authorities should have found, according to the report of the newspaper “Al-Ahram” maps of the Sinai Peninsula at him. The Accused has not commented on the allegations yet.


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