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Prison guards charged over inmate’s death

Lebanese policemen exit the Roumieh prison, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

BEIRUT: Two prison guards were charged Tuesday with negligence that resulted in the death of an inmate at Roumieh jail, north of Beirut.

Military Prosecutor Saqr Saqr charged the guards with causing the death of inmate Hussein Sbeiti “by a negligent act.”

Sbeiti struggled with an unknown physical illness.

 

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