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Bahrain forces raid home of top Shi'ite cleric, make arrests - security official
May 23, 2017 / 11:11 AM / in 7 months

Bahrain forces raid home of top Shi'ite cleric, make arrests - security official

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahraini security forces raided the home of the kingdom’s top Shi‘ite Muslim cleric and arrested a number of individuals inside on Tuesday, an activist and a security official said.

The security official said six people wanted for security offences were arrested. It was no immediately clear whether the cleric, Ayatollah Isa Qassim, was among those detained.

Reporting By Noah Browning,; Editing by William Maclean and Andrew Heavens

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