ISIS suspect arrested in Istanbul

ISIS suspect arrested in Istanbul
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An ISIS agent believed to be acting as a "judge" in northern Syria has been arrested in Istanbul

A wanted ISIS (Islamic State) suspect was arrested during an operation in Istanbul, Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency reported Wednesday, citing security sources.

The suspect, identified by police only with the initials M.M.B. and codenamed Abu Huzeyfe, was a "judge" for ISIS in Syria's Tal Abyad, Manbij and Raqqa regions between 2014 and 2018, the sources said on condition of anonymity.

He was brought before the court and remanded in custody, they added.

Sozcu newspaper identified the suspect as Mohamad Mourad Boudhiafi.

Turkey has been attacked several times by ISIS. At least ten suicide bombings, seven bombings and four armed attacks have killed 315 people and injured hundreds.