Army: Intelligence unit arrests kidnapper of Iraqi national in Wadi Khaled

APRIL 9, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) A unit of army Intelligence raided on Thursday morning the place where the kidnappers of the Iraqi national, Laith Tamer Salman, resorted to after abducting him in Wadi Khaled, and managed to liberate Salman and arrest the Lebanese citizen Hussein Ghazi Ghazi who masterminded the kidnapping, Army Command-Guidance Directorate said in a communique.

Unknown persons abducted Salman in the region of Wadi Khaled and asked for a ransom for his release.

The army unit confiscated the weapons used in the kidnapping, and it is currently prosecuting the culprits who were involved in the operation, communique said.

Investigations are underway into incident.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON