Today, Monday, the Iraqi army announced the arrest of the “governor of the city of Fallujah in ISIS”, accused of carrying out “terrorist” operations against security forces and civilians, but it did not provide any details about the arrest.
The spokesman for the Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief, Major General Yahya Rasool, said, “Federal Intelligence and Investigations have managed to arrest the terrorist known as Abu Ali Al-Jumaili, the so-called Wali of Fallujah, who is required in accordance with the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Law for belonging to ISIS terrorist gangs.”
He explained that, “during the preliminary investigations with him, he confessed to belonging to Al-Qaeda in 2005, and worked within the dens for harboring terrorist elements. He was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment, and he was released in 2011.”
He added, “He renewed the pledge of allegiance to ISIS terrorist gangs, worked within weapons dens, then fled to Syria after the operation to liberate Anbar Province in 2017, then he returned to the so-called Deputy Governor of Mosul, to move to the so-called Governor of Fallujah, as he admitted to carrying out dozens of terrorist operations against security forces and citizens. Innocent. “
In recent months, the attacks of suspected ISIS militants have increased, especially the area between the governorates of Kirkuk, Salah al-Din (north) and Diyala (east), known as the “Triangle of Death.”
In late 2017, Iraq declared victory over the organization by regaining all of its territory, which was estimated at about a third of the country’s area and was overrun by the organization in the summer of 2014. However, the organization still maintains “sleeper” cells in large areas of Iraq, and launches “bloody” attacks from time to time. .