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The National Police has arrested the head of Spain in Muntasir Media , a propaganda network of the Dáesh, which threatened to attack the judge of the National Court, José de la Mata , and who have found chemical precursors and a list of people as targets .

Sources close to the investigation have informed Efe that this person issued a video titled "you will die with a barnacle bomb" in which he threatened to kill the magistrate, who has instructed various procedures in recent years against jihadists.

As reported by the Police in a statement on Saturday, the arrested, 23-year-old Spanish citizen of Moroccan origin, was arrested in Parla ( Madrid ) for his alleged integration into the Dáesh terrorist organization, within the framework of an operation ordered by the Court Central of Instruction 1 of the National Court, which has decreed his entry into provisional prison. The detainee is accused of the crimes of exaltation and terrorist threats.

During the operation, a second person who was released was also arrested. The presumed person responsible for the jihadist videos in Spanish, recently released, was the only one responsible in Spain for the so-called Muntasir Media , an unofficial platform responsible for the mass dissemination of content in favor of Dáesh, which functions as a propaganda system with international ramifications where other members pour threats against countries and politicians.

In the registration of their domicile, the agents found a large number of chemical precursors, including ammonium nitrate, as well as hydrogen peroxide and methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), which are key elements in the making of the so-called TATP or mother of Satan , the explosive most used by jihadists and used by terrorists in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils.

The Police have also intervened electronic equipment, manipulated mobile phones, modified watches that can be used, such as timers, a bulletproof vest cover and a plate with pellets attached as shrapnel. Very detailed manuals and sketches have also been found on the steps to follow for the manufacture of explosive devices.

The detainee had prepared a list where he indicated as objectives people and infrastructure. Precisely, yours are all videos with threats in Castilian spilled on the network between the end of 2018 and throughout 2019.

His training allowed him to make threats by hiding his identity and digital traces so that his location was laborious and complex. According to police sources, a feature of this platform is the use of secure messaging applications that allow a wide dissemination of content with hardly any risk to the user.

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