Two brothers suspected to be involved in a failed attempt to smuggle drugs into Saudi Arabia have been arrested in Lebanon, Lebanese caretaker Interior Minister Mohammad Fahmi announced on Sunday.
Fahmi mentioned the arrest of the Suleiman brothers in a statement to MTV, during a tour along the Lebanese border, from the north to the Beqaa Valley, where smuggling to and from Syria is rampant.
He said there was no evidence that indicated Hezbollah‘s involvement in the captagon smuggling incident, adding that he was in contact with the Saudi authorities regarding the ongoing investigations into the case.
These investigations are nearing their conclusion, according to Fahmi.
“[The Suleiman brothers] were arrested, and they confessed about the process of forging the certificate of origin and the captagon packing process.”
The official added that there were two more individuals being investigated in connection to the case.
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