The arrest of the mastermind behind the armed robbery against an OMT Center in Hazmieh

Wednesday, 22 March 2023

The Army Command - Directorate of Orientation issued the following statement:

On 19/03/2023, after monitoring and follow-up and soon afterwards, a patrol from the Intelligence Directorate arrested in Chiyyah the citizen (R.S.) who was the mastermind of the armed robbery he had carried out with others against an OMT center in the Hazmieh on 16/03/2023.

The arrestee admitted that he planned the operation and shared the money with his partners. He also admitted to stealing 30 motorcycles from different areas in Mount Lebanon and selling them inside Burj Barajneh camp. A military handgun and a part of the stolen amount were seized in their possession.

The seized items were handed over and the investigation was initiated with the arrestee under the supervision of the competent judicial authorities.