France: Man converts to Islam, is arrested while trying to pick up his mail-order sub-machine gun

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Just another day in glorious, multicultural France.

 

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“Islamist Arrested at French Post Office Trying to Collect Sub-Machine Gun,” by Chris Tomlinson, Breitbart, March 19, 2019:

A French former prisoner who had converted to Islam while incarcerated was arrested after trying to have a sub-machine gun delivered to him by post.

The 30-year-old, who was not identified by name, was arrested last week in the city of Angers in Western France at a local post office while attempting to pick up the firearm that had originally come from the United States, Le Parisien reports.

On Friday, the man was indicted on charges of importing category A weapons, according to public prosecutor Yves Gambert.

Local media also added that the suspect had served a seven-year prison sentence in 2010 for violence with a weapon and targetted a police officer. While in prison, he converted to Islam and was examined by security services in 2016 following the Bataclan massacre in November of 2015.

He also is alleged to have met and had become well acquainted with Islamist David Pagerie who had previously been convicted of consulting Islamist jihadi sites in 2016.

The Islamic State terror group has even been known to have such a presence in some French prisons. They were able to coordinate and plan a terror attack with inmates in the Fresnes prison in 2017 until the plot was foiled by the Directorate General of Internal Security (DGSI) intelligence agency….