Members of 2 gangs arrested for smuggling individuals and trafficking narcotics

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

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

On this date, after information being provided to the Intelligence Directorate concerning a gang in Anjar smuggling individuals and trafficking narcotics as well as smuggling relics, the intelligence directorate managed to arrest the members who were caught in possession of relics in Hebrew and the head of a statue in addition to a large number of Captagon.

Moreover, the Intelligence directorate raided in West Bekaa an armed gang for smuggling individuals across the Lebanese – Syrian borders and for being related to a wanted Lebanese individual as well as confessing to forming an armed gang. The mentioned directorate caught in the residence of the mentioned individuals a large number of IDs, cellphones and monetary amounts belonging to the arrested and to the smuggled individuals.

The arrested individuals were turned in along with the confiscated items to relevant authorities and investigations were carried out.