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Sunday 18 June 2017

Authorities Open Investigation to Identify Who is Behind Pictures of Allegedly Tortured People by Police in Al Hoceima

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Authorities Open Investigation to Identify Who is Behind Pictures of Allegedly Tortured People by Police in Al Hoceima

The competent authorities opened an investigation to identify who is responsible for posting Facebook pictures of people assaulted during criminal acts, as well as other photos documenting Middle East incidents and presenting them, deceptively, as violence and torture acts committed by the law enforcement officers in the Al Hoceima province, said a statement by the Interior Ministry.

"Pages on Facebook posted pictures of people assaulted during criminal acts, as well as other photos documenting Middle East incidents and were presented, deceptively, as violence and torture acts committed by the law enforcement officers in the Al Hoceima province," said a statement issued on Saturday.

Given the seriousness of these biased allegations that could lead the public opinion astray and stir the feeling of insecurity and fear in citizens, the competent authorities opened an investigation to identify people involved in spreading these lies and allegations and bring legal proceedings against them, it added.

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