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Conflict Incident Report

Citizen kidnapped on Halba road released

Date of incident: 
June 20, 2014

The shooters on Halba - Arka road released the person who they had kidnapped a while ago. The citizen had received no gunshots but bruises as a result of the beating he suffered, according to the NNA correspondent.

Security forces began their investigation with him to unveil the full circumstances of the incident.

Primary category: 
Hostage Taking Situation [inc. attempt, release]
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Power & governance conflicts
Violent or non-violent conflicts associated with antagonisms related to internal political tensions between local and/or national groups and parties. These tensions may be encouraged by internal, regional and international parties. Such conflicts are characterized by their defiance and/or opposition to central State power and governance.