Security Measures Taken By The LAF In Various Lebanese Regions during the past months of December and January

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

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

As a result of the security measures taken by Army units in different Lebanese regions during the past months of December and January, these units arrested 2045 individuals of different nationalities, for their involvement in different crimes. The crimes included drug dealing, theft, smuggling, possession of weapons and narcotics as well as illegal roaming inside Lebanese territories without legal papers in addition to driving vehicles and motorcycles without papers.

The confiscated items amounted to 77 combat weapons of different types, medium and light ammunition as well as communication devices and surveillance cameras in addition to vehicles, motorcycles and fishing boats, narcotics and communication devices

The arrested individuals were turned in along with the confiscated items to the relevant authorities in order to take the necessary measures.