Accused Istanbul nightclub shooter Abdulgadir Masharipov was formally arrested Saturday on charges that included being a member of an armed terrorist organization and multiple counts of first-degree murder. On him, authorities discovered a contract to rent an apartment that was used by Abdulkadir Masharipov, who carried out the attack, the agency said.
Islamic State claimed the January 1 nightclub attack and said it was revenge for Turkish military intervention in Syria.
The suspect, who is reportedly a French national of Turkish origin, had been living in France since 2009 and was captured two days ago.
Masharipov is now facing charges of Daesh membership, premeditated murder, trying to overturn the constitutional order and possessing weapons.
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As discussed in our preview for the testimony today, this means that the door for a Fed rate hike in March is not off the table. Larson also noted the Fed has some degree of hesitation regarding what the fiscal stimulus will look like.
On Thursday, police in Gaziantep, another city near the Syrian border, detained four Islamic State suspects believed to be planning attacks in Turkey, along with suicide belts and explosives.
The mastermind of the New Year's Eve attack at Istanbul's Reina nightclub that killed 39 people was arrested, according to a reported statement from a Turkish prosecutor. Several other people were also detained.
Out of 39 people killed in the Istanbul massacre, 27 people were foreigners.