BERLIN (Sputnik) — The arrest took place in Friday, according to the statement. Prosecutor accuse the 26-year-old man of involvement in the now-defunct German Taliban Mujahideen, a radical Islamic organization and a Taliban affiliate.
The German Taliban Mujahideen extremist group's activity ended in 2010, as several of its leading members were killed. According to some reports, the group had split into a number of smaller factions.
Afghanistan and Pakistan have been suffering from the activity of the Taliban, a militant group formed in the 1990s, seeking to establish sharia law. The Taliban is known to have been behind numerous deadly terror attacks in both countries.