A Romanian woman allegedly linked to the Islamic State has been placed on remand in Italian Genoa city on Tuesday when she returned from Tunisia together with her Tunisian husband. The Italian authorities started the extradition procedures, the Italian media reported.
According to the Italian Interior minister, Angelino Alfano, the 36-year-old Romanian woman is a supporter of the Islamic State and she used to keep in touch with Islamists from UK by the Internet.
The Romanian woman, found guilty of drug trafficking in the past, had been in Tunisia with her husband, who is a Tunisian citizen, PrimoCanale.it informed. She came back in Italy where she was residing (in Trentino Alto Adige region). When her ferry landed in Genoa port, the Romanian woman was taken into custody by the Italian agents of the Direction for General Investigations and Special Operations.