The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Responding to arrest of merchant in Damascus | Local people detain two officers and member of regime forces

Al-Suwaydaa province: A group of civilians and vegetable merchants from Al-Suwaydaa detained two officers ranked as “major and lieutenant colonel” and a member, as response to the arrest of a vegetable merchant from the area in Al-Hawl Market in Damascus City.

According to reliable SOHR sources, the group informed the authority of the captured members that they would release them if the arrested merchant is released.

The local group established a checkpoint at Al-Ankoud Square northern of Al-Suwaydaa, and detained two officers, where they dealt with them humanely and kindly and informed them of the reason they are being detained.