To collect ransoms | “National Army” factions execute arbitrary arrests in Afrin • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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To collect ransoms | “National Army” factions execute arbitrary arrests in Afrin

Aleppo province: SOHR activists have reported that a Military Police patrol arrested two civilians from Jolakan village in Jinderes district for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration”, to collect ransoms.

Moreover, members of a Military Police patrol arrested a civilian from Akbas Square (Maydan Akbas) in Rajo district for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration”, and demanded his parents to pay a huge ransom for his release.

On the other hand, Ahrar Al-Sharqiyah faction released a civilian from Rajo district in Afrin countryside on June 28, for a 2,000 USDs ransom, where he was arrested on June 20 for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration.”

Earlier today, SOHR activists reported that a joint patrol of Turkish military police and intelligence arrested three civilians from Tel Slour in Jendieres district in Afrin countryside, north-west of Aleppo on June 15 for “dealing with Kurdish forces.” The patrol members also arrested another civilian from Kafr Safra in Jendieres district for the same charge.

SOHR activists reported that a patrol of the military police arrested three civilians of Tel Selour in Jendieres district for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration.”

Meanwhile, military police in Afrin released a man from Raju district in Afrin countryside for a ransom of 5,000 TL. The man had been arrested for appearing on a Kurdish channel.

Jaysh Al-Islam faction also released a civilian from Zafankah village in Bulbul district for a ransom of 350 USD. The man had been arrested on June 29 over fighting with a member of Jayish Al-Islam faction.