File - The head of the Arab Democratic Party Rifaat Eid speaks during a press conference in Tripoli, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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Military Investigative Judge Riad Abu Ghayda questioned and released Arab Democratic Party politburo chief Rifaat Eid Tuesday over charges of threatening police officers. Eid was interrogated by Abu Ghayda for two hours at the military court building in the Beirut neighborhood of Mathaf. His lawyer Hiyam Eid was present throughout the interrogation.Abu Ghayda decided to release Eid by the end of the interrogation, and he left the military court amid intense security measures.Separately, Abu Ghayda also summoned the elder Eid for questioning Thursday.
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