Thailand says Lebanese arrested in security scare

By REUTERS
January 13, 2012 12:22




BANGKOK - Thai authorities have arrested a Lebanese suspect after being warned of a possible attack in Bangkok, the deputy prime minister said on Friday, adding that police had stepped up security and he was confident the situation would be contained.

"A Lebanese suspect from the Hezbollah group has been taken into custody by Thai officials and police are investigating further," Chalerm Yumbumrung told Reuters.


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