SDF Arrests ISIS Financial Official in Raqqa

The Syrian Democratic Forces have arrested a man they say worked with the Islamic State and provided them with financial assistance reports Smart News

On Thursday, the Anti-Terror Units of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) arrested a financial official of the Islamic State (ISIS) in the province of Raqqa, northeastern Syria. 

The Kurdish Autonomous Administration’s Asayish Forces issued a statement saying that their special forces known as Anti-Terror Units arrested a financial official for ISIS, called Ahmad Muhammad al-Ali.

The statement added that the Anti-Terror Units seized different currencies such as US dollars, Turkish Lira, and Syrian pounds from Ali, in addition to three mobile phones used to contact ISIS groups. 

The YPG security services continue to arrest people in the areas it controls in eastern and northeastern Syria, for compulsory recruitment in Self-Defense duty. The YPG also arrests people on charges of affiliation and cooperation with the ISIS, involvement in security actions, or other charges such as violating laws or trading weapons and drugs. 


This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. The Syrian Observer has not verified the content of this story. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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