| 29 May 2024, Wednesday |

Around 200,000 Captagon pills smuggled from Syria to Lebanon

The Lebanese army said Monday it had busted an attempt to smuggle some 200,000 Captagon pills from Syria into Lebanon aboard a motorcycle.

“On 20/2/2022, an army unit seized, in Wadi Oueini region on the outskirts of Arsal, a cargo of 200,000 Captagon pills with an individual who was trying to cross from Syria into Lebanon aboard a motorcycle,” the Lebanese military command said in a statement.

“During the chase, the cargo fell off the vehicle and the driver managed to flee,” it continued, adding that search for the fugitive is underway,” it added.

  • LebanonFiles