Military Investigative Magistrate Judge Riyad “Abu Ghaida issued an indictment demanding the death penalty for Arab Democratic Party leader Rifaat Eid and and five fighter of Jabal Mohsen on charges of murder and terrorism,” LBCI television reported on Friday .
The charges also include “initiating gunbattles between Jabal Mohsen and Bab al-Tabbaneh.”
Judicial sources declined the name the other suspects, all of whom are in custody, but added that three are considered militia leaders.
On April 28, new arrest warrants were issued against Arab Democratic Party founder Ali Eid, his son Rifaat and others over their involvement in the 18th round of fighting in Tripoli.
This was the third arrest warrant against Rifaat Eid, whose father Ali is accused of helping fugitives behind the 2013 blasts against two Tripoli mosques escape justice.
According to Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi, Rifaat Eid fled to Orange County, California. Interior Minister Nouhad al-Mashnouq has noted that Ali Eid left Lebanon to Syria.
Last November when Eid was summoned by the military court the Syrian army deployed around his house in Hakr al-Dahiri which lies exactly on the Lebanese Syrian border .
Eid is a staunch supporter of the Syrian regime .
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