Gang arrested trying to withdraw funds frozen belonging Saddam's regime Basra 7/30
Gang arrested while trying to withdraw funds frozen belonging to Saddam's regime in Basra
Long-Presse / Basra - A security source in Basra, on Thursday, that the joint security forces arrested a gang while trying to pull the frozen funds belonging to members of the former regime of one of the banks in the governorate.
The source said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The gang tried, this afternoon, the withdrawal of frozen funds belonging to members of the former regime from a State-owned banks to maintain," noting that "the elements of intelligence and counter-terrorism were able to spotted and arrested."
The source, who asked not to be named, said "the funds have been frozen according to the Iraqi judiciary," adding that "the strength of detainees transferred to a detention center for the purpose of interrogation."
Basra province is experiencing occasional armed robberies on the offices of commercial companies and the theft of money, with some of them riding SUV without carrying the identities of personal knowledge or government.