Belgium releases arrested terrorist suspect
Identified only as Facyal C. the only person charged with "terrorist murders" in the Brussels attacks was released by a judge for lack of evidence Monday, four days after he was arrested by Belgian police. First suspected of being the mystery man in the white coat and hat, Facyal Cheffou was identified Monday by Belgian public TV and Le Soir as a freelance journalist.
In a statement, the Belgian federal prosecutor's office said: "The indications that led to the arrest of Faycal C were not substantiated by the ongoing inquiry.
DEBKAfile: This blunder and the muddled information coming out of the investigation on the suicide bombers and terrorists on the run indicate that the Belgian authorities are still groping in the dark about how many terrorists carried out the attacks on Brussels airport and metro, how many were suicide bombers and whom they are hunting..