Army Arrests Suspect for Tossing Grenades in Tripoli 'to Incite Strife'إقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
The Army Command announced on Thursday that it had arrested a suspect who confessed to tossing explosives in the northern city of Tripoli.
It said in a statement that it had arrested Ahmed Bassam al-Jajatiyeh, who confessed to being tasked by Z.S. to toss hand grenades and dynamite sticks in the neighborhood of Bab al-Tabbaneh in order to create tensions.
He, along with others, were also tasked with tossing the explosives between the rival neighborhoods of Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen in order to create strife between them.
He confessed to being paid LL20,000 per day by Z.S.
Jajatiyeh said that he carried out his actions on his motorbike or by throwing the grenades off building rooftops.
Investigations are underway with suspect to uncover his accomplices.
The Army Command urged the people to cooperate with officers deployed in Tripoli in order to help them apprehend any individual attempting to destabilize the city.
Tripoli had witnessed over the past week tensions as a the result of the tossing of explosives.
One person was killed and a number of people were wounded in such incidents.