Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam surrendered to French authorities by Belgium
Top Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was handed over to French authorities on Wednesday, federal prosecutors in Belgium said.
Brussels: Top Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam was handed over to French authorities on Wednesday, federal prosecutors in Belgium said.
Abdeslam, a French national of Moroccan origin who grew up in Belgium, is believed to be the last surviving member of the terror squad that killed 130 people in the French capital in November.
"Within the framework of the Paris attacks of the 13 November 2015, Salah Abdeslam has been surrendered to the French authorities this morning," a statement in English said.
"No further information will be given concerning the exact time or the circumstances of his transfer," it said.
Belgian police have also tried to question him over his links to three suicide bombers who struck Brussels airport and metro on 22 March, killing 32 people and injuring hundreds more.
The brother of wanted Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam said on Monday that he did not know where he was, adding that his sibling was a "normal lad".
The prime surviving suspect for the 13 November Paris attacks planned to blow himself up at a sports stadium with fellow Islamic State militants but changed his mind
Multiple explosions took place on Tuesday at the Brussels airport in Belgium.