Statement by Kurdistan Region Security Council

An oil smuggling group comprising six individuals, including two Asayish officers, was arrested during a joint operation by the Directorate General of Asayish and Intelligence Services following a warrant.

This operation, part of a campaign to uphold the law, end corruption and stop the abuse of public property, was done in accordance with the law. The ongoing investigation will be settled by the judiciary upon completion.

Further updates will follow.

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