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Four US nationals arrested for involvement in rioting, vandalism
03 : 02 PM - 16/02/2016
Manama, Feb. 16 (BNA): The Public Prosecution has confirmed it received a complaint from the Director General of the Capital Governorate Police Force on Monday 15 February regarding acts of vandalism and rioting in the Sitra area of Bahrain.
The Public Prosecution stated that security authorities detained four U.S. nationals during the incident as a result of their involvement in the criminal acts, and that one of the individuals was concealing his face at the time of his arrest.

The Public Prosecution subsequently investigated the incident and informed the U.S. Embassy of the arrests. The individuals were questioned in the presence of lawyers and charged with unlawful obstruction of vehicles and attending unlawful gatherings. The Public Prosecution confirmed that all of the individuals have been released pending further investigations.


BNA 1229 GMT 2016/02/16

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