The General Director of Crime Detection and Forensic Science announced on Saturday the arrest of two Gulf Nationals as they were trying to enter Bahrain via the King Fahad Causeway with forged passports. Both persons were found to be carrying a large amount of money.
The initial investigation revealed that the arrestees are former detainees of the Guantanamo detention center. They are suspected of plotting a terror act to jeopardize the security and safety of Bahrain. The investigation continues to reveal more information.
The General Director said that legal procedures are being taken to refer the case to the public prosecution.
The arrest comes just before Bahrain hosts the thirty-second meeting of Their Excellencies GCC Interior Ministers this week.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the police hotline at 80008008. All calls are treated as anonymous.
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