BEIRUT

Lebanon News

Army detains dozens of suspected drug traffickers

This picture released by the Lebanese army shows arrested suspects in Sadd Boushrieh, Thursday, May 15, 2014. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Army Website, HO)

BEIRUT: The Lebanese Army said Thursday it detained dozens of people suspected of being part of a drug trafficking network in the Metn neighborhood of Sadd al-Boushrieh.

In a statement, the military said soldiers raided a residential complex in the area and arrested a number of suspects, after the Army received information about the presence of a drug trafficking ring.

It added that the military also confiscated weapons, ammunition and a quantity of drugs of various kinds.

In one of the photos released by the Army, 24 suspects are seen handcuffed and on the floor.

 

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