More Threats [Archives:1999/26/Local News]

June 28 1999

The Chairman of the Prosecution, Salem Omer Alshaiba, and his family, have been exposed to more threats by mysterious people through the telephone. They have threatened to commit brutal deeds if he does not give up his role in checking the conditions of prisons. Men tried to kidnap his son, Amar. It is rumored that they belong to a Yemeni sheikh in Yemen. An assassination attempt against the judge failed in 1997.