Allegedly held captive by brothers

Federal police rescue three girls in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, January 27 – Federal police units in Baghdad’s Al-Husseiniya area successfully rescued three girls who were held captive and chained inside a house by their brothers, amidst ongoing family disputes.

The federal police issued a statement detailing the operation: In a notable rescue effort, officers from the federal police freed three girls detained in a residence in the Al-Husseiniya neighborhood. Security reports state that the girls’ brothers had confined them with chains and locks due to family conflicts.

Acting on urgent intelligence, a unit from the 20th Federal Police Brigade conducted a swift raid on the house, rescuing the girls and detaining their three brothers. Initial assessments showed signs of physical abuse and severe conditions endured by the girls. The case has now been transferred to appropriate legal authorities for further investigation and proceedings.