Lebanese Drug Smuggler Busted at Beirut Airport

A Lebanese man was arrested on Wednesday at Beirut's Rafik Hariri International Airport for trying to smuggle drugs to Lebanon, the state-run National News Agency reported.

NNA said 22-year-old M.A. was apprehended for carrying with him 3.2 kilograms of cocaine.

The drugs were stashed in his travel luggage, the agency said.

The suspect had arrived to Beirut from Brazil via Abu Dhabi.

He was referred to the Central Anti-Drug Department for questioning, NNA added.



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