Scandinavian tourists killed in Imlil : The three wanted suspects arrested in Marrakech

The crime scene where the two victims were killed./Ph. DR
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The three suspects, allegedly involved in the murder of the two Scandinavian tourists near Imlil, were arrested Thursday, December the 20th, announced the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) in a communiqué made public this morning.

According to the same source, the three men, who are suspected of participating to the criminal events, were arrested in Marrakech and are currently investigated by the authorities to determine the reasons behind the murder.

The first suspect was arrested one day after the murder took place. According to a communiqué published Wednesday by the Public Prosecutor’s office, one of the suspects allegedly involved in the murder «belongs to a terrorist group».

The Public Prosecutor's office stressed that a video that contains graphic and disturbing content and which was shared on social media allegedly depicting the criminal events is being currently investigated by the authorities.

The same source informed that the results of the investigation conducted on said video will be announced upon conclusion.

For the record, the bodies of the two Scandinavian women were found dead Monday, December the 17th, near Imlil with cuts to their necks.

The Danish and Norwegian women, who went hiking on a Christmas vacation, were found dead inside their tent by French mountaineers who called the police afterwards.

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