Reports: Turkey Detains 3 IS Terrorists, Including Briton

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) —

Turkish media reports say authorities in Istanbul have arrested a Briton and two Pakistanis suspected of being members of the Islamic State (IS) terror group.

Anadolu Agency said late Monday, that the Pakistanis were detained on Dec. 24 during a raid on a home in Istanbul. The information they provided led to the arrest of the Briton at a bus stop a day later.

The agency said all three appeared in court and were ordered held until trial or deportation.

Anadolu said the suspects are believed to have links to another Briton, Aine Leslie Davis, who was arrested in Istanbul last month. Authorities say Davis was linked to Mohammed Emwazi, the infamous IS terrorist known as “Jihadi John.”


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