Imam of the Great Mosque of Pristina arrested

Imam of the Great Mosque of Pristina arrested

Pristina, September 4, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

The imam of the Great Mosque of Pristina, Shefqet Krasniqi has been arrested in the early hours of the morning.

Sources within police of Kosovo have confirmed to IBNA news agency that the imam in question has been arrested. The real motives of his arrest are still not known, but his name has been often mentioned for encouraging Islamic extremism.

Baki Kelani, spokesman at the Police of Kosovo says that this morning, police forces launched an operation, nevertheless, up until now, there’s no information about any arrested person.

Several weeks ago, police of Kosovo have arrested more than 40 suspects for terrorism. They were suspected of participating or attempting to participate in terrorist Islamic groups, such as ISIS and Al-Nusra and Syria and Iraq. /ibna/