BEIRUT: An inmate was found hanged in Roumieh prison Monday, security sources told The Daily Star.
Nour al-Arab was found hanged in one of the prison’s bathrooms in Bloc B, the sources said.
According to the sources, Arab who was detained for fraud, was in debt to many of the prisoners and did not have enough money to pay them back.
Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr tasked his assistance Kamal Nassar with investigating the case.
Investigators are trying to determine if the inmate committed suicide, the sources said.
Roumieh is Lebanon's largest prison facility.