State Security Arrests Suspects over Links to Terror Groups
Lebanon's State Security clamped down on six Lebanese and Syrian suspects in south Lebanon over their involvement with terror groups some of which have links to Syrian armed organizations dealing with the Israeli enemy, the state-run National News Agency reported on Wednesday.
Under the supervision of Maj. Gen. Mohammed Shraim, the State Security arrested six people of Lebanese and Syrian nationalities in the town of Marjayoun town, NNA said.
Some of the detainees are connected to terrorist organizations and others have links to Syrian armed groups dealing with Israel, it added.
The agency also arrested eight other Syrian individuals after infiltrating Lebanon's territory. Some are held on accusations of kidnapping, having links to the Islamic State militant group.
They detainees were referred to the related judiciary.