Military police arrest two young men on their way back to Afrin, while Sultan Murad faction releases three detainees, after paying ransoms
Aleppo province: SOHR sources have reported that Sultan Murad faction released three civilians from “Qarah Kul” village in Bulbul district in rural Afrin, northwest of Aleppo, after paying ransoms of 1,000 Turkish liras each. The three civilians had been arrested in early November on charges of “participating in guard shifts during the Kurdish forces’ control of Afrin city.
On November 1, SOHR activists documented the arrest of two young people from the village of Ali Karu in Bulbul district, while they were passing through a checkpoint of the Military police in Jarabulus, north – east of Aleppo. The young men, who were trying to reach Afrin, after being displaced nearly three years ago, were arrested for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration”, while their relatives were asked to pay large ransoms in return for releasing the young men.