Incidents have pitted supporters of the public prosecutor, Judge Ghassan Oweidat, with members of the Free Patriotic Movement who came to support the prosecutor of Mount Lebanon, Judge Ghada Aoun, whose current case concerns the scandal of the manipulation of the price of the Lebanese pound in May 2020 and where in addition to Michel Mecattaf, member of March 14, the governor of the Banque du Liban himself, Riad Salamé, who has refrained from appearing before the judge until now on the pretext, would be involved. security threats against it.
The incidents come as a meeting of the Supreme Judicial Council met on Monday and is expected to issue a statement that fully clarifies the Council’s position on the actions of the State Prosecutor of Mount Lebanon regarding the judge.
The latter, despite having been withdrawn from the file at the request of the prosecutor Ghassan Oweidat, also close to the Prime Minister designated Saad Hariri as the governor of the Bank of Lebanon, raided twice last week, the offices of Michel Mecattaf in the locality of Awkar.
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