The man who police say beheaded a teacher in Paris on Friday had previously tweeted against Saudi Arabia in a Twitter thread on the same account he posted a photograph of the victim’s severed head.
A screenshot of the @tchetchene_270 Twitter account, tweeting against Saudi Arabia in French, obtained using the Wayback Machine. The tweet reads Thread on the disbelief of the Saudi state, its leaders, and all those who support them. (Screengrab)
A screenshot of a PDF document showing translations of the tweets allegedly made by the Tchetchene_270 Twitter account, which belonged to Abdullakh Anzorov, the killer of French teacher Samuel Paty. (Screengrab)
A photo shows flowers and a placard reading ‘I am a teacher, I am Samuel’ at the entrance of a middle school in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, Paris, October 17, 2020. (AFP)