Gafsa: Regional leaders of Popular Front arrested (regional party coordinator)
11/01/2018 20:54, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – The regional coordinator of the popular front in Gafsa, Zahreddine Zammal said on Thursday that three of the party's regional and local leaders were arrested amid the latest unrest that occurred in the delegation of El Guettar (Gafsa governorate).

These leaders, who are members of the local Popular Front bureau in El Guettar, are Habib Tibassi (regional coordinator of the Workers Party in Gafsa), Jamel Choaicha (deputy general-secretary of the local labour union in El Guettar) and Talel Tibassi (the workers party), " the source specified.

The three leaders were taken into custody after suspects arrested in vandalism at El Guettar last Monday disclosed the involvement of these leaders in these acts, Spokesman of the first instance court in Gafsa Mohamed Ali Barhoumi said.

They are accused of participating in the attack on the public property, he added, recalling that among the damages identified, the fire of the national security station and the ransacking of the tax office.

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