How and why was Andrew Tate apprehended in Romania?
According to reports, Romanian officials have detained and jailed self-described misogynist Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan.
According to reports from Romanian media, controversial social media influencer Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan were detained by law enforcement at their villa home.
Initially, Romanian police were said to have conducted the raid in relation to the kidnapping of two girls, according to the news source Libertatea.
The two British men have been in custody for 24 hours while allegations of rape and human trafficking are being looked into.
The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism is looking into the self-described misogynist and former kickboxer in connection with allegations that he and his brother formed a criminal organization that produced sexual videos featuring girls.
An argument with Greta Thunberg might have resulted in the arrest
Tate was detained a day after being ridiculed by adolescent activist Greta Thunberg, and it’s possible that his effort to retaliate against her is what brought the police to his house.
He posted a video of himself ranting on Twitter, and the video’s foreground showed a pizza box from a nearby chain, letting the police know he was in the nation.
One Day After Posting Greta Thunberg Clapback Video, Andrew Tate Is Reportedly Arrested in Romania in Connection with a Rape Investigation
Anti-terrorism authorities are said to have detained controversial media figure Andrew Tate, a former professional kickboxer.
According to the Romanian publication Libertatea, he and his brother Tristan Tate were jailed on suspicion of organizing an organized crime gang that uses girls for adult videos.
The Directorate is questioning Tristan and Andrew Tate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) about allegations of rape and people trafficking.
In a statement, DIICOT acknowledged the raid but did not identify the individuals.
The boys’ attorney confirmed their detention to Reuters.
On the names of, a criminal case has been opened.