TAIZ -Militias of the Islah Party, the Yemeni branch of the Muslim Brotherhood that is supported by Saudi Aabia, have arrested a member of the so-called Giants Brigades, a mercenary unit affiliated with the UAE, as he returned home in the city of Taiz This was reported by local sources who spoke to Yemen Press Agency.
According to the source, the Security Committee in Taiz, which belongs to the Al-Islah militias, announced the arrest of what it called “one of the most dangerous suspects” in the city They also claimed the individual was wanted by Interpol.
The Islah police said that the man they had arrested was named Ahmed Abdelilah al-Muktari, a security suspect enlisted on the international terrorism lists and wanted by Interpol in relation to several terrorist attacks.
These reports were however vehemently denied by a relative of al-Muktari, who pointed out that al-Islah militias kidnapped him from Tahrir Street four days ago while he was returning from the West Coast Front.
The arrest of al- Muktari comes amid a conflict between the Saudi-led coalition’s mercenaries and UAE-backed forces in southern Yemen