Qamishli – The Islamic State (ISIS) radical group executed on Sunday three of its own jihadists on charges of attempting dissidence in Syria’s northeastern Deir ez-Zor Governorate.
Local activists confirmed that ISIS has beheaded its own militant fighters for trying to desert the group’s ranks.
“The ISIS-led al-Hisba Police arrested the three jihadists near Margada town on Deir ez-Zor’s northern administrative border with Hasakah Governorate,” an informed source told ARA News, speaking on condition of anonymity.
The Sharia Court ordered their execution in public on charges of committing ‘high treason‘.
“The three ISIS members were beheaded in front of hundreds of people in central Deir ez-Zor on Sunday evening,” media activist G. Jarbouh told ARA News.
ISIS has reportedly raised its security measures in Deir ez-Zor for fear of similar dissidence attempts among its militants.
“The group has deployed dozens of its security forces at the exists of Deir ez-Zor to prevent any suspicious movements,” Jarbouh reported, citing an ISIS official.
ISIS considers any of its jihadis who leaves his post without a permission as a traitor and enemy of its alleged Caliphate.
Reporting by: Ahmed Shiwesh | Source: ARA News