Iraqi PM orders forces to stop random arrests

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Tuesday ordered his security forces to stop random raids and arrests following a week of military assaults against members loyal to Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.

Iraqi PM orders forces to stop random arrests
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Tuesday ordered his security forces to stop random raids and arrests following a week of military assaults against members loyal to Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.

"The prime minister has ordered a halt to all kinds of raids and arrests without warrants," said a statement issued by Maliki's office.

He has, however, ordered his security forces to "deal strongly with any groups carrying arms in public."

Agencies
Last Mod: 01 Nisan 2008, 15:25
Add Comment