An Arab Israeli citizen was sentenced Monday to 22 months in prison for joining the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Israeli court documents showed, according to Agence France-Presse.
Ahmed Shorabji, a 23-year-old resident of the northern town of Umm al-Fahm, travelled to Syria on Jan. 16 “illegally with several others and with the help of people smugglers” via Turkey, according to the verdict, seen by AFP.
Shorabji joined Syrian rebels claiming to belong to a group called the “Army of Mohammed” and was “a week later recruited by ISIS,” the text said.
The text also said that Shorabji underwent weapons training in Syria, before contacting a “defence official” in Israel on April 16 saying he wanted to return.
Israeli authorities arrested Shorabji upon his return on April 20.
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