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A German police van stands in front of a house in Berlin November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

Saarbrucken (Germany)-German police announced on Monday that it arrested someone for financing terrorism.

The 38-year-old, who came to Germany in late 2014 as an asylum-seeker, was arrested on Saturday in Saarbruecken, close to the French border.

He was accused of collecting money to be used by him or someone else to carry out murder.

Police and prosecutors in Saarland State wouldn’t give details before a news conference planned later Monday.