The Albanian Anti-Terror Directorate of the State Police in collaboration with Interpol has arrested a woman in Tirana who was declared wanted by the Italian authorities for terrorism.
The woman is currently in custody and is being interviewed by authorities.
Police announced that the 43-year-old Albanian citizen was internationally wanted for “participating in an organisation with terrorist intentions”. The announcement stated that the woman had been convicted in Italy and after it was understood she was in Tirana, the authorities worked with Interpol and law enforcement agencies in Italy to locate and arrest her.
The woman was declared officially wanted on 4 September after being sentenced to three years in prison for terror offences. She will now be extradited to Italy.