Terrorism suspect captured in Sana’a
SANA’A — The Ministry of Interior stressed the importance of accurate checks on the outskirts of Sana’a particularly after capturing an Al-Qaeda suspect possessing documents with relations to the Al-Qaeda Organization in Yasleh checkpoint, south of the capital Sana’a last Monday.
A source at the Interior Ministry told the Yemen Times that the Central Security soldiers caught the suspected man while he was on his way to Sana’a by bus.
Security sources said that the suspect’s name is S. A. Al-Hwshabi. He came from the Rada’a district in Al-Baida governorate indicating that security personnel at the checkpoint handed him over to the Counterterrorism General Administration for further investigations.
In a similar case, the Interior Ministry directed the security apparatus to pursue Abdullah Mohammed Al-Shabwani, who is believed to plan a terrorist attack in the capital Sana’a.
The source at the ministry indicated that Al-Shabwani has a 2009 dark grey Jeep.
In a public statement the ministry called attention to the importance of raising awareness and taking all procedures and measures to strongly combat sabotage and terrorist acts.
The ministry also stressed the need to heavily guard the security infrastructure and embassies to repel any security breach.