Around 3601 peo­ple have been ar­rested in five months, po­lice say

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Ac­cord­ing to of­fi­cial sources from Er­bil’s Direc­torate of Po­lice, over the past five months around 1921 have been ar­rested and sent to the In­tel­li­gence Direc­torate for fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion. More 1360 peo­ple also have been ar­rested for small street skir­mishes.

Chief Saran Latif head of Er­bil’s Emer­gency Po­lice says that his forces have over the past five months ar­rested sev­eral drunken peo­ple who shot with gun at nights and both­ered peo­ple on the street.

He ad­di­tion­ally said that his forces ar­rested 88 peo­ple who were ac­cused with rob­bery, adding that the po­lice forces in co­op­er­a­tion with the Er­bil’s Fire Depart­ment con­trolled a num­ber of fire in­ci­dents in the city.

Er­bil’s Chief Po­lice in ad­di­tion said that sev­eral peo­ple have been ar­rested due to they hold knife and il­le­gal pills. He fur­ther added that the num­ber of the cars which have been seized for traf­fic vi­o­la­tions dur­ing the past five months is es­ti­mated to be around 50.

“Our forces could ar­rest 86 sus­pected peo­ple over the first five months of 2013. They also took 54 pa­tients to the emer­gency hos­pi­tals in Er­bil,” he said.

The num­ber of the women who had so­cial prob­lems with their fam­i­lies and the direc­torate helped them to take shel­ter in the women's or­ga­ni­za­tion is around 42.

“In or­der to con­trol the in­ci­dents well, we asked the peo­ple to help our forces when an in­ci­dent hap­pens. We also asked driv­ers to help our forces in the street for emer­gency hap­pen­ings. Our forces also found 7 chil­dren and re­turned them to their fam­i­lies.”

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