Today, Friday, the Military Intelligence Directorate in Iraq announced the arrest of a group attacking security leaders on social media with the aim of undermining the military establishment.
And it stated in a press statement, that its services had arrested “some of the weak-willed who paid the price who exploited social media to degrade the prestige of the military establishment and target its symbols from the victory leaders who had visits and tours in the battlefield and were shoulder to shoulder with their brothers from the Iraqi army soldiers.” .
She added, “The Directorate of Military Intelligence invites you to investigate the truth and not be drawn into malicious rumors that are intended to demoralize the heroic Iraqi army.”
And she added, “We will take the most severe penalties and refer those who suffer from the military establishment to the competent courts.”
Over the past few days, a group of military leaders in Iraq have been subjected to attacks on social media by unknown accounts and pages.