An Islamic State group affiliate was arrested near the city of Al-Baida, a police officer from the Criminal Investigations Department of Al-Marj said.
The militant called Yahia Abdelhameed Khalifa Alzeni was arrested on Friday, by the Al-Marj investigation department that covers the areas of Al-Marj, Al-Sahel, and Al-Hezam, lieutenant Saeid Fadl elaborated.
The defendant confessed of joining the group since 2013, and he was subordinate to terrorist Hasan Bu-zahab who was killed in Al-Harear battle.
Fadl added that Yahia took part in observing and assassinating more than 23 victims in accordance with Egyptian nationals. Yahia also killed 7 women for driving cars inside Derna city, he was paid 2000 Dinars over each head.