Four suspected Christian foreign missionaries have been arrested in Libya's second city of Benghazi , according to country officials.
The arrests were made following information that the four foreign nationals were printing and distributing thousands of books in an attempt to convert people locally .
"We are still holding interrogations and will hand them over to the Libyan intelligence authorities in a couple of days," Hussein bin Hamid, spokesman for Libya's Preventative Security told Reuters.
Libya is a majority Sunni Muslim country  and attempts at conversions are forbidden. The four arrested - an Egyptian, a South African, a South Korean and a Swede - are being held in detention although the spokesman added that their respective diplomats had been allowed to visit them.