Three of the suspects involved in a scheme to smuggle cocaine into Lebanon using bottles of alcoholic spirits. (The Daily Star/ISF, h.o.)
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The Internal Security Forces Monday announced that it had arrested three people belonging to an international drug network that used bottles of spirits to smuggle cocaine into Lebanon to be sold to Lebanese dealers.The arrests were made by the ISF's Information Branch over the past two months and came after a process of several months' surveillance, a statement said. Lebanese Y.Sh., born in 1996, is among those connected to the network.During investigations, L.R. confessed to having carried out 20 drug smuggling operations to Lebanon and said that among those who used to receive drugs from him were Y.Sh.L.R. confirmed that G.Z. received from him drugs around seven times after the latter was arrested on May 30 in Dahr al-Baidar.
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