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Bahrain forces raid home of top Shi'ite cleric, make arrests: Security official

Reuters , Tuesday 23 May 2017

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.

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