Security forces apprehended a man suspected of involvement with Al-Qaeda in Yemen. Security forces stated that the man, from Al-Beida governorate, was in possession of Al-Qaeda-related documents, and that he has been submitted to the Anti-Terrorism General Administration for interrogation.
In a related matter, the Ministry of Interior directed security forces in Abyan governorate to start listing the names of those who attack area power cables. The ministry stressed the necessity of arresting offenders and holding them accountable for such acts of sabotage.
The orders from the Ministry of Interior came in response to a request made by the Ministry of Electricity.