Two persons who have been on the run for allegedly looting and torching a house in the Souq Al-Jum'a district east of Tripoli are in the hands of the law enforcement authorities, the Criminal Investigation Agency has confirmed.

The security services are accusing four offenders of seizing a safe from a home in Souq Al-Jum'a before setting fire to the building.

According to the Ministry of Interior, one of the perpetrators is only 16 years old, while the others are in their twenties.

The stolen safe contained LYD 174,000, $85,000, passports, three laptop computers, and mobile phone sims.

The defendants confessed to the charges against them during the investigation and have been referred to the relevant authorities to undergo the necessary legal procedures, the Interior Ministry confirmed.