The El Taliban: The Infamous Jihadist Recruiter in Europe Arrested – Latest News, Updates, and Insights

2023-10-24 14:36:06

Mustafa Maya Amaya was arrested by the Spanish police, the one nicknamed “El Taliban”, suspected of being the largest recruiter of jihadists in Europe. The 59-year-old man has Spanish nationality and is already known to the police, reports The last news.

Already in 2014, he was arrested for recruiting fighters for ISIS and Al-Qaeda. Four years following his arrest, in 2018, he received an 8-year prison sentence.

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Mustafa Maya Amaya sent more than 600 fighters to Syria. Being in a wheelchair himself, he was never able to directly join the fight. It was via social networks that he recruited new members.

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