The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

For ransoms | Turkish-backed factions arrest two civilians from Afrin and release others

Aleppo province: Members of Ahrar Al-Sharqiya Faction kidnapped a civilian from Jinderes district in Afrin countryside north western of Aleppo, after returning to his village from Aleppo, where he was accused of “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration”, to obtain ransoms from him.

Moreover, members of a patrol of the Political Security arrested a civilian from Khalnira Village in Afrin countryside after returning from Afrin to his birthplace, for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration”, to obtain ransoms from him.

On the same context, the Military Police arrested three civilians from Idlib, who were arrested for “dealing with the former Autonomous Administration and SDF”, after paying ransoms of 1,000 to 1,500 USDs per person.