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For Immediate Release
February 16, 2004
Iraq Police Arrest Former Ba'ath Party Regional Commander
Iraq Fact of the Day
Iraqi police are helping to make their country more secure by investigating, identifying, and arresting former officials of Saddam's regime. This weekend, the National Iraqi Police Service Emergency Response Unit arrested Muhammad Zimam abd al-Razzaq al-Sadun, who is a former Ba'ath Party Regional Command Chairman. His arrest shows that the new Iraqi police force is taking responsibility for Iraq's security.
Source: Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad.