LNA conducts security operations against corruption and criminal networks in the East

Feb 23, 2023 | Libyan actors

Over the last couple of weeks, the Libyan National Army (LNA) has conducted widespread security operations in Ben-ghazi and eastern Libya against criminal networks. Notably, on 23 February a weapons cache was discovered in Benghazi and on 26 February the Benghazi Security Directorate an-nounced that the forces of the Joint Military Security Committee raided ‘dens of corruption’ in al-Majouri neighbourhood. These crackdowns come after the Deputy Minister of the Interior for the Government of National Stability (GNS), Faraj Qaim, announced the launch of a cam-paign on the instruction of the LNA to clamp-down on illegal weapon stashes. Saddam Haftar, the son of the Commander of the LNA, Khalifa Haftar, also attended the raid.