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Conflict Incident Report
Spy Network Working for Israel Busted in South
General Security announced on Sunday the arrest of a spy network working for Israel.
It said that it arrested a Syrian, his Lebanese wife, and another Lebanese national in the South on espionage charges.
The detainees confessed to gathering information on various security and military figures for the purpose of assassination.
They photographed roads and other “sensitive” areas in the South, said the General Security in a statement.
The images and films were then sent to their superiors.
Military Examining Magistrate Judge Saqr Saqr oversaw the investigation and they have since been referred to the concerned judiciary.
Efforts are ongoing to apprehend all members of the network.