The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Regime security services arrest pro-regime militia commander with 20 of his members in al-Tal city in rural Damascus

Rif-Dimashq Governorate – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Reliable source informed SOHR that Political Security and Military Security joint patrols carried out a raid in the city of al-Tal in rural Damascus, during which pro-regime militia commander was arrested with 20 of his members.

According to Observatory sources, the leader was arrested for carrying out continuous looting in the city illegal taxation on merchants in the city and deploying checkpoints on side roads and robbing citizens on an almost daily basis. “Shield of Qalamoun” militia, which was completely disbanded by Russian orders about a year ago, included fighters of those who made reconciliation with regime from various areas of al-Qalamoun in rural Damascus.