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Police officer detained over prisoner escape in Kirkuk


A police officer has been detained on murder charges, escaped the prison in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, the Iraqi Ministry of Interior said.

In a statement by the Interior Ministry issued on Saturday, the Inspector General's office said other policemen, involved in the issue, were also held into custody in the Rahimawa Police Station, in Kirkuk.

Identified as Shaho Luqman, the suspect had been guilty of several charges, including murder and raiding certain places with guns.

A special committee has been formed for investigations into the issue, the ministry said.

Last Modified: Sunday، 27 January 2019 12:36 PM