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Lebanese policeman suspected of spying for Israel

Lebanese policeman suspected of spying for Israel

Lebanese authorities say they arrested a policeman accused of spying for Israel after obtaining information during the recent breakup of espionage rings across the country.
The latest arrest is part of a stepped-up campaign against those suspected of gathering information on Hezbollah militants for Israel.
A police statement Monday said the policeman was arrested April 29 at his home by agents who seized a computer and CD-ROMs. The statement says the man said his wife, who remains at large, also worked for Israel's Mossad spy agency.
There was no immediate comment from Israel.
Lebanon considers itself at war with Israel. In April, authorities arrested six people, including a retired general, on spying allegations.


Updated : 2021-03-09 00:40 GMT+08:00