Rabat – Spain’s national police on Saturday detained a young Moroccan who interrupted a wedding ceremony in Valladolid, north Spain, while shouting “God is greatest”. The 22 year-old man approached the altar with the intention of taking down the cross and various other religious objects. Valladolid’s Government Subdelegation has reported that the man has since been accused of disturbing public order, making threats and “crimes against religious feeling”.The man seen in the video is a Moroccan residing in Spain with a student permit, and the video of the incident has been widely shared on social media. On June 3, a 47 year-old Moroccan man was arrested in Madrid following an international warrant for his arrest. He is suspected of belonging to a terrorist group, helping prepare terrorist activities, and finding funds to finance these activities.Born in Tetouan, and now a resident of Parla in Madrid, the man was investigated by police in 2004 following terrorist attacks in the city on March 11, 2004.Research conducted this year by Spain’s National Statistics Institute (INE) shows that Moroccans make up the largest foreign community in Spain, numbering 747,872.
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