Lebanon News

Two employees detained in Zahle for bribery

A general view of the eastern town of Zahle. (The Daily Star/Nassif Seif)

BEIRUT: Two civil servants in Zahle, east Lebanon, were detained Friday for bribery, security sources told The Daily Star.

A civil servant, identified as A.Q., at the Car Registration Authority in Zahle was arrested for allegedly releasing an impounded car in exchange for a bribe.

In a separate incident, another government employee of Zahle's Court Registrar, identified as M.M., was also detained for alleged bribery, the sources said.





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