In Brief [Archives:2008/1172/Local News]

July 14 2008


220 wanted fugitives detained in Yemen in 2007

The security forces detained during 2007, 220 wanted fugitives on terrorism, organized crimes and drugs charges, official statistics said.

The GPC-run reported the statistics had noted that the security forces recovered 812 cars out of 1173 stolen cars as well.

They also deported 1390 illegal foreign immigrants and granted visas for 32.222 immigrants.

The statistics said the security, moreover, detained 27.970 displaced people and the coastguards arrested 1.418 people on charges linked to trafficking, infiltration and environment pollution.

Noteworthy, the Yemeni security forces tightened security measures on all fronts and this led to down the rates of all crime kinds compared to the high rates in the prior year.

They launched many campaignes that aimed to shut down weapons stores and detain involved people in terror acts.


Corruption is one of modernism secretions, says Yemeni official

The head of the Supreme National Authority for Combating Corruption (SNACC) Ahmed al-Ansi said on Wednesday that corruption is one of the outcomes of development and progress in the modern world, which led to many secretions, particularly in human principles.

During his participation in a symposium on “the role of society in the fight against corruption”” organized in Taiz by the al-Saeed Foundation for Sciences and Culture