Outcome of the Security Measures during the Past Month of February 2023

Tuesday, 14 March 2023

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

The outcome of the security measures taken by army units during the Past Month of February: arrest of 365 individuals of different nationalities for their involvement in various crimes and misdemeanors, including drug trafficking, theft, smuggling, possession of weapons and contraband, roaming inside Lebanese territory without legal residency, and driving cars and motorcycles without legal papers. The seized items included 63 firearms of various types, quantities of light and medium munitions, a number of vehicles and motorcycles, in addition to an amount of drugs, various materials prepared for smuggling and a number of communication devices.

The arrestees were turned in along with the seized items to the competent judicial authorities to take necessary measures.