Sadr demanded the Iraqi government to release Ali Daqduq (immediately)
THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012 04:38
Najaf (Iraq): Student
Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr, the Iraqi government on Wednesday the release of Daqduq, believed to be active in the Lebanese Hezbollah, suspected of involvement in the killing of American soldiers, "immediately".Sadr said in a statement in response to a question from one of his supporters on the Iraqi government's efforts "not to release" of the Daqduq, that "there must release him immediately .. The immediate effect on the government."
It was Ali al-Moussawi, media adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said earlier told AFP that "the issue of Daqduq issue of judicial, not political," adding that "the case file, however, judicial authorities and the judiciary to say would be binding for all." The Iraqi Central Criminal Court has recently decided to release Daqduq suspected of involvement in the killing of American soldiers in January 2007 in Iraq, said a defense lawyer told AFP. U.S. forces handed the Iraqi authorities ahead of its withdrawal from the country late last year Daqduq the U.S. military announced his arrest in July 2007 in southern Iraq.
During the attack in January 2007 in Karbala, south of Baghdad, gunmen killed an American soldier and kidnapped four others have to kill them later, in the process of organization attributed to the U.S. Army Corps of Jerusalem, the elite unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. The U.S. forces Daqduq the most prominent of those involved in this process.
The Daqduq the United States asserts that he arrived in Iraq to train the rebels with the assistance Qods Force, the last prisoner by U.S. forces and handed over to the Iraqis by the end of the withdrawal from that country.