BEIRUT

Lebanon News

Two Syrians admit to kidnapping for ransom

BEIRUT: Two Syrian nationals have confessed to kidnapping for ransom by luring in victims from Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the Sudan, according to a statement from the Internal Security Forces released Wednesday.

The suspects were identified by their initials, A.A., born 1978, and M.S., born 1976.

The two were allegedly part of a network that used Lebanon as a base to entrap Lebanese and foreign victims with the intent of kidnapping them for ransom.

The Intelligence Gathering Division of the ISF has contacted the relevant embassies as part of the ongoing investigation, a security source told The Daily Star.

 

Recommended

Advertisement

Comments

Your feedback is important to us!

We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.

Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.

comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement

FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE

Interested in knowing more about this story?

Click here