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Judicial Council begins third trial on assassination of Bachir Gemayel

The Judicial Council kicked off its third trial at Beirut Justice palace to look into the case of the assassination of martyr former President Bachir Gemayel, NNA reporter said on Friday.

The third trial session, presided over by Judge Jean Fahed, tries in absentia the suspect Habib Chartouni.

A number of young people affiliated to "Kataeb" party and the "Lebanese Forces" gathered in front of the Justice palace, while supporters of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party gathered in Tayouna area amidst deployment of an ISF anti-riot police.

Source: National News Agency