BAGHDAD - Baghdad Operations announced the release of a kidnapped girl and the arrest of a hijacker in Bab al-Sheikh area in central Baghdad.
"An intelligence effort and a personal follow-up by the Baghdad Operations Commander resulted in the arrest of a hijacked girl in the Zafaraniya area southeast of Baghdad," a Command statement said.
The statement added that "this came after a report submitted to the Anti-kidnapping cell of the Baghdad Operations Command by the relatives of the abducted girl, and the Baghdad Operations Commander formed a committee under his supervision, including a team of fighting the crimes of Baghdad, intelligence of Bab al-Sheikh, who arrested the kidnapper in the area of Bab Al-Sheikh in Baghdad ".
He pointed out that "he was handed over to the competent investigation body after his confession of kidnapping and bargaining"
The Command called on citizens to expeditiously report cases of kidnapping if they occur."
Source: National Iraqi News Agency