Self-Described Jihadist Violated Restraining Order; Destroyed Church Cross

Country: Spain

Date of incident: September 14, 2016

The man arrested on September 9th for burning images of the Virgin Mary in the Church of Fontellas was arrested again a week later for destroying the cross atop the church of Ribaforada.

The man, who told authorities he had become radicalized after a trip to Morocco, had been subject to a restraining order prohibiting him from going near any Catholic places of worship. He is accused of demolishing the church cross on the evening of September 14. He was arrested the following day and detained until his next court appearance. Read here about the first incident and arrest. Source: Info Católica