Two individuals arrested at Ras El Mal - Hermel checkpoint

Saturday, 22 October 2022

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

On 22/10/2022, the troops at Ras El Mal – Hermel checkpoint suspected that a vehicle passing through was carrying two wanted individuals, citizen (M.M.) and the Egyptian (M.H.). One of them then tried to throw a hand grenade at the troops but it exploded away from them, causing no injuries.

The two individuals were arrested and it turned out that (M.M.) was wanted under arrest warrants for prior shootings, and that the vehicle was stolen. A military weapon, a hand grenade and an amount of drugs were also found in their possession.

The seized items were handed over and an investigation was initiated with the arrestees under the supervision of the competent judiciary authorities.