Khalil announces arrest of gang of drug traffickers

APRIL 9, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil announced in a statement on Thursday evening that elements of the Lebanese Customs managed, after long pursuit, to arrest a gang of drug traffickers, and seized a large container with nearly 2 tons of drugs inside, camouflaged by boxes of fruit.

Khalil congratulated the customs forces and leadership, praising its efforts to ensure the success of the security plan.

The National News Agency will be soon publishing exclusive photos of the arrest of these drug traffickers.