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SDF arrests IS' financial official in al-Raqqa

Editing: Malek Al Haddad |
TranslationEditor: Glory Jabr |
Translation: Muhammad Ghaith
Publication date: 2020/05/07 08:38

Al-Raqqa - SMART 

On Thursday, the  Anti-Terror Units of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) arrested a financial official of the Islamic State (IS) in the al-Raqqa governorate, Northeastern Syria.

The Kurdish Autonomous Administration’s Asayish Forces issued a statement saying that their special forces known as Anti-Terror Units arrested an IS’ financial offical, called Ahmad Muhammad al-Ali.

The statement added that the Anti-Terror Units seized different currencies such as US dollar, Turkish Lira, and Syrian pound from al-Ali, in addition to three mobile phones used in contacting IS groups.

The YPG security services continue to arrest people in its controlled areas in Eastern and Northeastern Syria, for compulsory recruitment in Self-Defense duty. The YPG also arrests people on charges of affiliation and cooperation with the IS, involvement in security actions, or other charges such as violating laws or trading weapons and drugs.