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July 29, 2011

The Daily Star - Notorious car thief finally nabbed by ISF in Brital - July 29, 2011

BEIRUT: One of Lebanon’s most-wanted criminals was arrested Thursday, according to a statement issued by the Directorate General of Internal Security Forces.
According to the statement, Hamad Tleis, one of the most dangerous car thieves in the country, was arrested after units from the Office of Combating International Thefts, in collaboration with the Lebanese Army, raided his residence in the village of Brital in the Bekaa Thursday.
Tleis, who has 28 arrest warrants on charges of car theft, selling drugs, and counterfeiting money, was arrested with three other men who were staying with him and are also wanted on charges of theft and counterfeiting money, the statement said.
While the police were leaving the village, a number of people fired shots in their direction and launched RPGs in the air, to which the police responded, but no one was harmed, the statement added.

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