Lebanon court convicts Saudi prince who tried to smuggle drugs

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Lebanon court convicts Saudi prince who tried to smuggle drugs
Syrian police show seized drugs and captagon pills at the Drug Enforcement Administration in the capital Damascus, on January 4, 2016. A string of major drug busts in Syria and Lebanon has drawn new attention to the trade in captagon, an illegal substance that has flourished in the chaos of Syria's war. Security forces in both countries have clamped down in recent months on exports of the psychostimulant, produced in swathes of Syrian and Lebanese territory where government oversight is lax or n

The Mount Lebanon Criminal Court issued a blameworthy decision on account of the  Prince Abdul Muhsin bin Walid bin Abdul Muhsin bin Abdul Aziz for pirating around two tons of Captagon drugs on his personal jet while heading from Beirut to Saudi Arabia on 26 October 2015. 

The Lebanese Court, headed by Judge Abdul Rahim Hamoud, and both Judge-guides, Rania Bishara and Sara Berresh, sentenced the Saudi prince of drug possession and trafficking. The ruler and Yahya Shaimi Al-Shammari were condemned to 10 years of detainment with hard labour. In any case, it was then diminished to six years, and a 10 million Lebanese pounds fine, which is equivalent to around 15,000 dollars. 

 

As per Sputnik, the Criminal Court maintained a one-year jail term for every one of the Saudi suspects Bandar Al-Sharaoui, Zied Al-Hakim and Mubarak Al-Harthy. They were likewise required to pay a 2 million Lebanese pounds fine, which is equivalent to $3,000. 

The Court additionally condemned the Lebanese outlaws Hassan Jafar, Ali Ismail and Marwan Kilani to correctional subjugation and fined every single one of them 100 million Lebanese pounds, which is equivalent to 150,000 dollars, notwithstanding seizing the majority of their properties and assets.

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