Maliki calls citizens to cooperate with ISF to arrest Batat
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Prime Minister and Acting Minister of Interior, Nouri al-Maliki, called the citizens to “cooperate with the security forces by giving information about the Secretary General of Hezbollah in Iraq, Wathiq al-Batat, to facilitate arresting him.”
A statement by the Ministry of Interior received by IraqiNews.com cited “Maliki urges the citizens to inform the security forces about Batat’s place to arrest him and submit him to the judicial authorities.”
“Batat attempted to arouse the sedition and disturb the national unity among the Iraqis by launching statements that lead to disputes among Iraqis,” the statement concluded.
Earlier, Batat threatened to form an armed group called Jaysh al-Mukhtar, to support the Government in confronting Qaeda and corruption.