8 suspects arrested for Yemeni policeman assassination

Security agencies in Yemen's Taiz have detained eight suspects as part of investigations into the assassination of 34-year-old policeman Fikri al-Barwi , the Yemeni Interior Ministry's security media centre reported Thursday (December 4th).

Security forces have seized the motorcycle used by the perpetrators of the crime, the centre said.

Security forces arrested one suspect at the scene of the crime with a machine gun in his possession, while the seven other suspects were detained afterwards.

The eight suspects have been referred for investigation, it said.