Three people were just charged in relation to the Akkar Explosion that killed more than thirty people earlier this month.
Military Court Acting Government Commissioner Judge Fadi Akiki charged George Ibrahim, Ali Sobhi, and Gerge Elias Ibrahim with causing the explosion of the fuel tank in the village of Tleil, according to the National News Agency (NNA).
Judge Akiki charged George Ibrahim and Ali Sobhi for “unsafely storing inflammable materials, despite their knowledge of the danger of their action, anticipating the result, endangering the lives of citizens, and causing the killing of 31 soldiers and civilians.”
Gerge Elias Ibrahim, on the other hand, was charged with starting the fire that caused the Akkar Explosion.
The first two detainees now face temporary hard labor, while the third faces life imprisonment with hard labor, based on Articles 547, 189, and 201 of the Penal Code.
They have all been referred to the first acting military investigative judge, Judge Fadi Sawan, to be interrogated and for the necessary warrants to be issued against them, according to the NNA.
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