Despite the enhanced security measures to fight the abductions, the wave of kidnappings continues in Lebanon. Four masked gunmen kidnapped the 55 year old Lebanese citizen Bassel Mahmoud Al Mays on Saturday evening. The abductors also stole the Nissan Pathfinder ( plate number: 150758/Z) car Mays and his wife were riding.
One of the kidnappers of Lebanese citizen Youssef Beshara was found and arrested following a raid by the intelligence branch of the army in the Chiah district of Beirut.
Lebanese citizen Youssef Beshara, who was abducted on Monday, was released on Tuesday after a $400,000 ransom was paid to his captors. Beshara told OTV after his release that he was kidnapped by unidentified armed men
A man who was identified as Youssef Beshara was kidnapped along the Bsalim road in Lebanon’s Metn, Voice of Lebanon radio reported on Monday.
The mystery surrounding the 11 Lebanese pilgrims who were abducted in Aleppo, Syria area last Tuesday on their way back from Iran continues . The pilgrims were supposed to have been freed on Friday and were scheduled to arrive at Beirut airport at 8 PM , aboard the private jet of former PM Saad Hariri