BAGHDAD -- An Iraqi police commander accused of ordering the killing of local people was arrested Thursday by the U.S. Army, a military statement said.
U.S. Army troops also arrested 14 bodyguards and the brother of police commander Hamid Ibrahim Jazza'a, the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, reported.
Jazza'a was arrested in the village of Hait, about 170 miles northeast of Baghdad, with the cooperation of local officials, a U.S. military statement said.
Jazza'a is accused of corruption and ordering killing, the statement said.
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