General Security: Detaining 18 persons over committing criminal acts

JANUARY 20, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Internal Security Forces General Directorate issued the weekly security communiqué in which it stated that its concerned apparatuses detained, from 12/01/2015 till 19/01/2015, a number of persons for committing various crimes involving: affiliation with terrorism organizations, falsification and use of passports and foreign residency permits and forged seals with the aim to use them for travelling from Lebanon to European and Asian countries and illegal residency and attempt to leave the country illegally.

Following investigations with the detainees, they were all referred to the concerned judiciary authorities.