AN alleged ISIS terrorist has been cuffed on the Costa del Sol after pledging allegiance to the Syria-based death cult.
The suspect, known only as ML, was arrested in expat hotspot Manilva today after vowing to carry out attacks in Spain.
The 27-year-old Moroccan has allegedly been in direct contact with the terrorist group and had been planning to head to Syria to join their operation in the civil war there.
However he was unable to make the trip due to the group’s current loss of ground and recent setbacks and the fact that he could not guarantee the safety of his family in Spain.
According to investigators, he decided to stay in Spain and, if necessary, carry out a terrorist attack here.
ML had become particularly radical online in recent months and had pledged allegiance to the caliphate Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi and ISIS.
This, according to investigators, meant he was preparing to carry out his jihadist mission.
It is the same oath carried out by the majority of the terrorists behind recent attacks across Europe.
The suspect is being held without bail.