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15 police officers arrested on corruption charges

April 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Politics

15 police officers have been arrested in the Souq Al-Hamidiyeh area. 

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They are accused of corruption and thefts from shops. It is alleged that the fifteen police officers have been stealing for a whole year.

The Security Branch says a small number of them were caught at night with goods stolen from shops in the Hamidiyeh/Hariqa area. A stash of many more items was soon discovered.

If they are found guilty, they will be expelled from the force.

(Many thanks to Pamela for her hard work in sourcing this story.)

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  • 1 Maysaloon // Apr 14, 2009 at 11.57 am

    “…they will be expelled from the force.”

    We need a Syrian Erik Estrada to woop things back into shape!

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