Iraq.. Intelligence thwarts the sale of a child for 15 million and dismantles the antiquities smuggling network

27 June, 2022
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Iraq.. Intelligence thwarts the sale of a child for 15 million and dismantles the antiquities smuggling network

On Sunday, the Intelligence and Investigations Agency in Iraq announced that it had thwarted the sale of a child for 15 million Iraqi dinars, while the antiquities smuggling network was dismantled in three provinces.


The agency said in a statement, "The heroes of the Intelligence Agency, succeeded in arresting a gang accused of human trafficking led by a woman near Najaf Airport, while trying to sell a two-month-old child for a sum of 15 million Iraqi dinars."


The agency indicated that the accused was dealt with and handed over to the concerned authorities, and the necessary measures were taken to complete the investigation papers.

In another context, the statement indicated that "the agency was able to arrest one of the accused of smuggling antiquities in the province of Babylon, after luring him in a high-accuracy intelligence method from the province of Karbala, and in possession of a valuable artifact, while they were also able to arrest a gang of antiquities smuggling consisting of three The accused, in the Bab Al-Moadham area in the center of the capital, Baghdad, after being lured in a tight ambush, and in their possession an archaeological book dating back to ancient Arab eras.


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