Hammoud closes probe into Captagon smuggling attempt

Tue 10 Jul 2018 at 16:33 Law

NNA - State Prosecutor Judge Samir Hammoud closed the investigation into an attempt to smuggle 2 million Captagon pills via Beirut seaport, National News Agency correspondent reported on Tuesday.


The probe kicked off after the Customs Department at the port foiled the operation; one individual had been arrested since, and warrants were issued against two others.


Hammoud will forward the case to Beirut Prosecutor of Appeal Ziad Abu Haidar tomorrow (Wednesday) to press charges.


============Rabab Housseiny

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