Bahrain opposition leader sent 30 days in custody over terror acts

Manama, Sept. 18 (ANI): A top Bahraini opposition leader and former lawmaker has been arrested for 30 days on charges of having links with outlawed terrorist group.

Public Prosecution head, Nayef Yousif, said they launched an investigation against Khalil Marzooq, the political assistant to the largest opposition group Al Wefaq National Islamic Society 's secretary-general Shaikh Ali Salman.

He accused Al Marzooq of having links with The Coalition of Feb. 14 Youth, a radical terror group, and supporting the group in several speeches that promoted terror acts.

He said the opposition leader raised the flag of the terrorist group and received a gift from a masked man during a rally called by opposition on Sept. 4. (ANI)

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