Suspected PKK money man arrested in Germany
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
This file photo shows a police raid against a suspected PKK cell in Turkey in 2011. DHA photoA suspected former financial manager working for the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Europe was arrested in Germany on Friday in the city of Cologne, officials said.
The 45-year-old Turkish national, identified as Abdullah S., was "strongly suspected" of PKK involvement and operated a German regional cell under the code name "Hamza" in 2003 and 2004, federal prosecutors said in a statement.
He is also accused of taking orders from PKK in the north of Iraq and managing the European wing's financial affairs.
The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union.