The American citizen of Arab origin Rafic Mohammad Labboun Allaboun, a suspected member of the terrorist network Hezbollah, was arrested Saturday night in Merida, The Yucatan Times reported. George Abdalah Elders and Justin Yasser Safa were also arrested; both Belizeans citizens with valid migratory forms (FM1) issued by the INM.
Authorities in Mexico arrested three alleged Hezbollah members over the past few days in the city of Mérida, Mexican media reported Monday.
Two of the suspects are Belizean and the third, arrested Saturday night, is a US citizen, according to reports. The US citizen was carrying a false Belizean passport and was identified as Rafic Moha-mmad Labboun Allaboun.by Jim Hoft