Police Security Set Fire on a Small House [Archives:1999/34/Local News]

August 23 1999

A small house belonging to a family who had returned after the Gulf War located at Al-Shohadaa district, in Al-Hodaida was set on fire. It is reported that the house was set on fire after the police security attacked the house and opened fire on its owner, Ahmad Al-Sabaak and his brother. They were then beat up. It is also reported that the police had intervened to solve a problem between Al-Sabaak family and one of their neighbors regarding a small area behind their houses. Also involved in the problem another person who claims the possession of this land. Police are still conducting investigations.