People Smuggler Arrested in Zahle

The Internal Security Forces Information Branch arrested a people smuggler on Saturday in the town of Karak in Zahle on charges of smuggling Syrian individuals into Lebanese territories, a statement issued by the ISF Directorate General said.

In the course of investigations, the detainee, Syrian, admitted to having been secretly smuggling Syrians into Lebanon in coordination with his partners, and in return for financial gains, added the statement.

Investigations are still underway to catch the rest of the gang.

Source: Naharnet

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