On Tuesday, a couple of attackers killed a priest of a church in France. They were trying to go on the run after the attack and the police were on the lookout for the two assailants. But now it looks like they were able to recognize one of them as per the reports. One of the two killers was identified as a 19-year-old Adel Kirmiche. He, along with his companion held 5 hostages during a takeover of a church and ended up killed the priest.

Arrested several times.

The police reported that Kermiche was nabbed in Germany in March of last year when he was trying to reach Syria through Turkey from Munich Airport.

The reason behind his imprisonment was that he used his brother's passport for the travel. After his release, on a second attempt, Kermiche did reach Syria from Geneva airport, but this time using one of the other family member's passport. But again he was nabbed in Turkey this May and was made to move back to France through Switzerland. He was reportedly jailed for 10 months for trying to plot a terrorist attack. But he was released on the 2nd of May under judicial supervision.

Though he was released, he was made to live with an electronic tag on him for the police to keep track of his movements. The only duration of time he was allowed to move out of his house was between 8:30 and 12:30. The cut-throat made good use of this 2-hour long window to stage an attack on the church in the town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray.

The attack [VIDEO]was carried out at 9:45am in the church during the morning masses.

ISIS claimed responsibility.

Isis has claimed responsibility for the attacks.The two assailants slit open the throat of an 86-year-old priest and left another person severely injured. The question still remains unanswered as to how Kermiche managed to carry out the attack within that span of 2-hours.

Kermiche was well known for his extremist views. A person known to him dubbed him as a ticking bomb with regard to his intentions. It looks like all Kermiche talked about was to try and get to Syria and then kill Baashar Al-Assad's soldiers. His companion is yet to be identified by the police. But both of them were shot dead.