Police in Mönchengladbach have arrested infamous Salafist Sven Lau on suspicion of supporting a terrorist group.

A spokeswoman for Germany's federal prosecutor's office confirmed to The Local that they had ordered Lau's arrest on Tuesday morning, as reported by Spiegel Online.

In a statement, the prosecutors said that Lau, 35, had been arrested on suspicion of acting on behalf of "Jaish al-mujahirin wa-l-ansar" (army of emigrants and helpers, or Jamwa).

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