Freeing a kidnapped citizen in Syria

Monday, 16 May 2022

The Army Command – Directorate of Orientation issued the following statement:
On 15/5/2022, after a complex security operation in coordination with the Syrian security services, the Intelligence Directorate managed to free the Lebanese Joseph Jerji Mufarrej, who holds Canadian citizenship and was kidnapped and taken to Syria. No ransom was paid.
A group of the gang that kidnapped him on 15/4/2022 was also arrested on Airport Road.
The investigation began with the arrestees under the supervision of the competent judicial authorities.