The Information Department Arrests a Smuggler and 14 Individuals for Illegal Immigration

The ISF Directorate General – Public Relations Department

issued the following notification:

In the framework of fighting against people smuggling from Syria into Lebanon and thanks to follow-up and surveillance, the Information Department at the ISF managed to arrest, on 04/01/2018 in Sawiri village/Bekaa, 14 Syrian individuals, including 7 children younger than 10 years, for attempting to enter Lebanon illegally.

Moreover, the named M. K. (D.O.B. 1988, Syrian) was arrested for people smuggling and assisting illegal immigration into Lebanon.

They were all referred to the concerned unit to take necessary legal action at the request of the competent judicial authorities.

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