National Guard units arrest 16 individuals
22/11/2022 17:10, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - A "salafist" wanted for illegal crossing of maritime borders was apprehended, Monday, by a joint patrol of the anti-terrorist units of the National Guard of Monastir and the research and investigation brigade of the National Guard of Teboulba.

The individual was sentenced to a one-year prison term.

In addition, a patrol of the National Guard of Metouia (Governorate of Gabes) arrested, during the night of November 21 to 22, an individual wanted for participation in an attempt to illegally cross the maritime borders, said the spokesman of the National Guard in a statement.

On another level, the unit specialising in crimes of violence against women and children placed 14 sub-Saharan nationals in custody on Monday for attempting to cross the land borders illegally.

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