Baghdad-INA - INA
Babylon Police Command denied, on Friday, news of the assassination of relatives of an activist in the province.
A statement by the Security Media Cell, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), stated that "the Babylon Police Command denied what was reported by some social media sites about the assassination of the relatives of an activist in the city of Al-Qasim, south of the province.".
He explained that "what happened was a criminal incident due to a family quarrel over an inheritance, which led to the death of two people and the injury of another one of the activist's relatives," noting that "according to what was stated in the report of the director of the Al-Qasim district police department, the issue of the dispute over inheritance is not a matter of the moment.".
The statement confirmed that "the security forces rushed to the place as soon as they heard the shooting and arrested one of the perpetrators and put him in detention, and the search is still going on for the others."