TRIPOLI, Lebanon: The Internal Security Forces in Tripoli returned about $50,000 worth of jewelry, cash and mobile phones Sunday after the valuables were recovered from a gang of thieves during a house raid in the Tripoli neighborhood of Abi Samra.
During the raid, the ISF arrested gang members Abdel-Majid Merhi, Alaa Merhi and Imad Jamous, who are believed to have robbed the home of jeweler Khaled al-Sheikh Othman just four days earlier.
Othman’s health conditions prevented him from attending the ceremony and receiving his belongings, but Khaled al-Namil, the head of the local Jeweler’s Association, was present on his behalf.
Namil thanked the ISF for their efforts in pursuing the gang and restoring the stolen items in such a short time.
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