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11th September 2019, 20:34

Husband and wife arrested on European Arrest Warrant for money laundering offences

A husband and wife have appeared at the Magistrates’ Court after they were arrested on the strength of a European Arrest warrant. The warrant was issued by French authorities in relation to money laundering offences.

32 year old Moroccan national Zakariaa El Abdallaouiwas arrested on Sunday at the Ferry terminal upon his arrival from Tangier. His 34 year old wife, locally resident Chaimae El Fahassi, was arrested on Monday.

Both individuals have been remanded in custody since their arrest, and were today denied bail at the Magistrates’ Court.

The case has been adjourned until Thursday.