Spain detains man who provided arms for January 2015 Paris attacks

Floral tributes are laid outside a Jewish supermarket in Porte de Vincennes, Paris after it was attacked by jihadist gunman Amedy Coulibaly in January 2015

Madrid (AFP) – Spanish police said Wednesday they had detained a French national suspected of heading a weapons trafficking ring that provided arms to Amedy Coulibaly, who staged a deadly attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris last year.

In a statement, police said Antoine Denevi, a 27-year-old originally from the northern French region of Pas-de-Calais, was detained on Tuesday in the southern Spanish area of Malaga at the request of French authorities.


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