BAGHDAD – The security committee of the Baghdad Provincial Council announced on Thursday the arrest of a suspect in the assassination of the director of the general planning department in Baghdad province Ali al-Rafi’i, in the center of the capital.
“The security forces arrested a defendant driving a motorbike suspected of assassinating the director of the General Planning Department in Baghdad province, Baghdad”.
“Investigations are ongoing with the suspect and the cameras in the area are being checked to make sure that the person who was arrested is the same person who carried out the assassination.
The governor of Baghdad, Atwan al-Atwani, ordered an immediate investigation into the assassination of the director of the Department of Planning in the province of Baghdad, while stressing the need to disclose the circumstances of the incident as soon as possible.
A security source said Thursday that the director of the general planning department in Baghdad province Ali al-Rafi’i was killed by an armed attack in central Baghdad.