Government Commissioner before the Military Court, Judge Fadi Akiki, on Monday has pressed charges against 68 individuals over Tayouneh ambush which was carried out by the “Lebanese Forces” militia.
The charges include murder, attempted murder, instigation of sectarian strife, unauthorized possession of firearms, and sabotage of public and private properties.
Out of the 68 accused, 25 are already in custody.
Seven martyrs and around 30 injured were reported during the armed attack of the “Lebanese Forces” militiamen on the peaceful protestors in Tayouneh area. The protesters were demonstrating against the politicized decisions of the judicial investigator into Beirut blast, Tarek Al-Bitar.