ARMED officers of Spain’s National Police have raided a property in Merida and arrested Ataul Haque who is accused of financing DAESH and sending ‘technological material’ to Syria for weapons purposes.
It also claimed he was working on developing drones for combat purposes.
Haque, 34, is linked to a network of front companies that specilaised in computer support, run from an office in Cardiff
The Bangladeshi lived with his partner in a rented flat and has two young children.
The complex investigation has been carried out by the National Police with the collaboration of the National Intelligence Centre (CNI) and the Bangladesh security services.
Several relatives of the arrested man have also been detained.
Since June 26, 2015, when the Ministry of the Interior raised the Anti-Terrorism Alert Level (NAA) to 4, security forces have arrested 202 terrorist jihadists in operations in Spain and abroad.