Lebanese judge issues indictments for 24 Lebanese, Syrians for ‘militant activity’
An overview of Arsal, the Lebanese border town facing increased militant activity. (AFP/File)
Click here to add Ahmad Hussein Abu al-Leil as an alert
Disable alert for Ahmad Hussein Abu al-Leil,
Click here to add Arsal as an alert
Disable alert for Arsal,
Click here to add Fadi Sawwan as an alert
Disable alert for Fadi Sawwan,
Click here to add Military Tribunal as an alert
Disable alert for Military Tribunal,
Click here to add National News Agency as an alert
Disable alert for National News Agency,
Click here to add Tripoli as an alert
Disable alert for Tripoli
Military Investigative Judge Fadi Sawwan Thursday issued a series of indictments against 24 people over alleged links to extremist groups.
The state-run National News Agency said the suspects included both Lebanese and Syrian citizens.
They had allegedly taken part in fighting in the northeastern border town of Arsal, the northern border region of Wadi Khaled and the northern coastal city of Tripoli.
One suspect identified as Ahmad Hussein Abu al-Leil was accused of attempting to kill Lebanese soldiers during battles in Arsal.
Sawwan referred the suspects to the Military Tribunal.
- Sixteen indicted in Lebanon for suspcted ties to Daesh, Nusra Front
- Eleven indicted in Lebanon for ties to Nusra Front, Daesh
- Salfist Sheikh Assir admits to funding Lebanese militants
- Lebanon Indicts 24 People for Collaborating with Israel
- Four terror suspects indicted, referred to military court in Lebanon