Al-Houthi group acquires thousands of tons and lays aid wheat in containers with zakat Authority logo

Al-Houthi group acquires thousands of tons and lays aid wheat in containers with zakat Authority logo


A source working for the World Food Programme (WFP) said that the aid seized by al-Houthi is distributed by the name "Zakat authority".

The source disclosed to “Al-Masdasr online" the disappearance of thousands of tons of wheat material destined for those affected by the war, which he said go to the Houthis stores are acquired through the group's executive unit in Sana'a.

The source, who preferred anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation, reported that the al-Houthi group was unloading wheat after it removed the World Food Organization logo and placed it in packaging’s bearing the slogan of the so-called Zakat Authority recently established by the group headed by a member of the group.

According to the source, the Zakat authority seeks through this to circumvent the assistance and the fallacy of the society in addition to using this method to expand the activity of the Commission at the expense of relief assistance and distribute it according to special plans and programs linked to the loyalty of the tribe and according to the provision of fighters in its ranks.


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