09:33 - 08/10/20180
The Basra provincial council said on Monday that some of the detainees since the recent demonstrations have not been released until today because of accusations of breach of security and cooperation with other countries to cause riots and the burning of government headquarters.
A member of the provincial council, Ghanem Hamid, said in a statement to Al-Maaloumah that "the speaker of the parliament and the delegation accompanying him mentioned during his arrival in Basra that there were 27 detainees during the demonstrations, where Halboussi asked to release them."
"Police chief Rashid Falih responded to the request of the speaker of parliament and released 13 of the 27 detainees," he said.
He added that "the remaining detainees may be released in the coming days, while others are accused of harming the security of the state and were supported by foreign parties pushed them to sabotage state institutions and burning operations that occurred in the province." Ending / 25 n
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