Suspects arrested for participation in the fights in Syria and Iraq

Suspects arrested for participation in the fights in Syria and Iraq

Skopje, 6 August 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Naser Pajaziti

In the early hours of this morning, Interior Ministry in FYROM has conducted an operation and arrested several people suspected of participating in the fights taking place in Syria and Iraq.

The Ministry of Interior reported that the arrests have taken place in Skopje, Kumanovo, Struga and Gostivar.

But, no details have been given on the operation, while the arrested people have been suspected of participating as ISIS members in Syria and Iraq, but there are also people who are suspected to be organizers.

Among them is also Rexhep Memishi, imam and lecturer in the mosque of Tutunsuz in Gazi Baba and Jahja Pasha.

The Ministry of Interior is expected to issue information on this operation and on the arrested people. Such operations have been also held a while ago in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and other countries. /ibna/