Lebanon's Ad-Diyar newspaper reported that the Lebanese army intelligence arrested a senior official at a cellular company, on suspicion of spying for Israel. The arrested man is the head of of broadcast and transmission in "Alfa" cellular phone company. He is suspected of supplying Israel with sensitive information "affecting the national security of Lebanon," the report added.
According to the newspaper, the suspect was arrested last Thursday. The investigators claim he could have access to sensitive information. The Lebanese army intelligence continues to investigate the detainee to locate possible partners who assisted him in giving information to Israel.
In recent months, the Lebanese intelligence had broken up large networks of dealers with the Mossad, including the heads of key spying cells, which operated for years inside Lebanon.