Image: SNJT (Syndicat national des journalistes tunisiens) President Neji Bghouri speaking on Tuesday in Tunis on the recent death sentences Egyptian courts handed to three Al Jazeera journalists. Source: SNJT Facebook
Three suspects were arrested on Tuesday in Ariana for involvement in an armed burglary attempt on the home of the president of the National Union of Tunisian Journalists after an incident on Saturday, June 18. Early on Tuesday, June 21, the Governor of Ariana, Mehdi Zaoui announced that three suspects with prior convictions had been arrested in their homes in relation to the incident. The Ministry of the Interior then announced later in the day that the three individuals, who were positively identified by Bghouri, had confessed to the attempted burglary adding that the suspects were being maintained in custody pending a hearing on the charges in the justice system.