Issam Elsayed Elsayed Abouelayem Shalabi, a former McDonald cleaner according to the police, used social media chats to spread jihadist propaganda and led a small group of ISIS sympathizers, reports say.
The man according to the Italian security authorities shared with the small group videos of the terror group on the Telegram app and a claim of responsibility by the terror group for a July ISIS attack in Tajikistan that killed four western cyclists.
He is indicted for association with the aim of international terrorism and instigation of terrorist acts.
The police also said a second Egyptian who has not been named is facing deportation after authorities ruled for his expulsion.
The police is after a third Egyptian who is on the run.