At the request of US authorities, Dutch police have arrested a 43 year old Somali national in Dronten, the Netherlands, for suspected involvement in jihadist activities. The man had previously been resident in Minneapolis in the United States and is believed to have been in the Netherlands since December 2008. He was arrested at an asylum seeker’s center. Associated Press reports that US authorities suspect Omar of bankrolling the purchase of weapons for Islamic extremists and helping other Somalis travel to Somalia in 2007 and 2008. They have requested his extradition.