Gang captured in Maysan
Maysan (IraqiNews.com) Maysan Police commander, Maj. Gen. Ali Ghazi al-Hashimi announced the arrest of a gang that has kidnapped a civilian and injured a brigade commander in an armed clash.
Hashimi cited that “An armed group kidnapped on last Sunday a civilian while a force from the Rapid Intervention (Swat) clashed with the gang where it managed to free the kidnapped but the gang could fled after injuring the brigade commander.”
“An operation cell was formed under my supervision to track down the gang which hid in a remote area in western Maysan,” he added.
“The force could arrest the kidnappers within 48 hours where they were brought to justice to complete the legal measures against them,” Hashimi concluded.