176 wanted people arrested on criminal charges in Wasit during Ramadan

Representational file Photo.
Representational file Photo.

( Wasit – Wasit Police Command announced on Wednesday that 176 individuals, wanted for various criminal charges, have been arrested during the holy month of Ramadan.

Wasit Police Chief Qassim Zowaid, in a statement issued to the media, said, “Since the begininning of the holy month of Ramdan till date, the Wasit Police Command has arrested 176 wanted people,” adding, “The detentions were carried out based on arrest warrants issued by judicial authorities.”

“The arrested people included eight wanted for crimes related to theft and they were arrested by Wasit Anti-Crime unit and four others were arrested on terrorism charges including two in Numaniyah  and two in Shiekh Saad vicinity,” the statement added.

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