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Terrorisit gang leader Abdolmalek Rigi arrested

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Zahedan, Feb 23, IRNA -- Furive terrorist gang leader Abdolmalek Rigi was arrested following an intensive and long term planning and operational field work early Tuesday morning.

According to informed intelligence souces in the province, Rigi who had been involved in the murder of dozens of innocent people and the kidnapping of even a greater number was arrested at his stronghold in Iran's Sistan-o-Balouchestan Province.

Rigi had last year kidnapped and kept in captivity a Japanese young tourist, too, demanding the release from jail of his terrorist brother in turn for his freedom.

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End News / IRNA / News Code 974368



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