In addition, they have been charged with bombing stores that sell liquor and vandalizing Christian monuments.
Of the 29 suspects, nine are in custody, while the rest remain at large and they include a Syrian national, Mohammed Ahmed Ahmed, also known as Abu Zarif, who has been held by the Syrian authorities. He has not yet been handed over to Lebanese authorities. Wael Abbas, the suspected ringleader in the abduction, was arrested in November 2011.
The seven Estonian cyclists were kidnapped in Lebanon in March 2011 as they entered the country from Syria. They were abducted in the eastern Bekaa and kept in captivity in Lebanon and Syri…Read the rest of this entry »