Lebanon Government employee accused of spying for Israel
August 7, 2010
Government Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Saqr Saqr accused senior Lebanese Telecoms ministry employee Milad Khalil Eid of collaborating with the enemy ( Israel) , engaging in plots , providing technical information in his capacity as head of international communications at the Ministry of telecommunications and meeting Mossad officers in several places outside Lebanon.
Saqr referred Eid to the investigating judge
Based on articles 274-278, if convicted Eid could face the death sentence
More than 70 people have been arrested on suspicion of spying for the Israeli Mossad since April 2009, when the government launched a nationwide crackdown on alleged rings.