Arrest Warrant Issued against Syrian Army Defector for Belonging to ISILإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
An arrest warrant was issued on Thursday against a Syrian national on charges of belonging to the terrorist group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, reported the National News Agency.
It said that Military Tribunal Judge Imad al-Zein issued the arrest warrant against detainee B.M., a defector of the Syrian army.
The suspect took part in the fighting in Syria, where he joined the ranks of the Islamic Farouq Brigades.
He was responsible for recruiting would-be suicide bombers and sending them to Syria.
He was arrested on the Beirut-Bekaa highway, possessing the identification card of his brother in an attempt to conceal his identity.
The suspect may face the death penalty if convicted.
On Monday, 28 suspects were charged with belonging to ISIL, planning to carry out suicide bombings by using explosive belts and preparing explosive-rigged vehicles.