Military Tribunal accepts appeal by Judge Saqr in Samaha case, sets July 16 date for retrial

June 2, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) The Military Court of Cassation, chaired by Judge Tani Lattouf, accepted the appeal filed by the Government Commissioner to the Military Court, Judge Saqr Saqr, in the case of former Minister Michel Samaha.

In the meantime, the Military Court rebuffed the appeal submitted by Samaha’s Defense Attorney Sakher al-Hachem, after discussing all the reasons set forth in said appeal.

The Court set July 16 a date for Samaha’s retrial.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON