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Thieves of refugee medical center's money detained

This photo released by the Internal Security Forces shows money confiscated from thieves who stole $120,000 from a medical center in north Lebanon. (The Daily Star/ISF, HO)

BEIRUT: The Internal Security Forces Friday detained two Lebanese nationals suspected of stealing $120,000 from a medical center for Syrian refugees in north Lebanon.

In a statement, the ISF said the thieves broke into the Abrar Medical Center in Tripoli and stole money from the administrative office on May 14.

An investigation led police to two Lebanese men identified by their initials as W.H., aged 30 and A.S., aged 35, who were detained in the neighborhood of Bab al-Ramel in Tripoli.

Police found $99,700 remaining from amount that was stolen.

The men were referred to the appropriate judiciary.





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