Raid on French Group Reveals Jewish Supermarket Target

13 Jul 2015 by CST

A court in Paris has handed down a sentence of nine years to leader of ‘Horseman of Pride’, Mohammed Achamlane, after he was convicted for “criminal conspiracy related to a terrorist enterprise”.

Haaretz reports:

“The leader of a banned French group was sentenced to nine years in jail on Friday on terrorism charges after police raids found weapons and a list of Jewish targets in his personal files.

The Paris court handed down the sentence to Mohammed Achamlane, one of 14 people tried on charges of "criminal conspiracy related to a terrorist enterprise."

The trial followed raids on the homes of members of a group called Forsane Alizza (Horsemen of Pride in Arabic), which was banned in 2012. Police found weapons in the raids as well as a file belonging to Achamlane that included a list of targets including the Hyper Cacher chain of Jewish stores”

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