Muslim Scholars protest Sheikh Omar Atrash's detention in Yarzeh, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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A Sunni preacher held in connection with recent bombing attacks in the southern suburbs and Sidon will be referred Wednesday to the military prosecutor, who will decide whether to charge him in connection with the attacks, a judicial source told The Daily Star Tuesday.Sheikh Omar Atrash confessed that he transported suicide bombers and rigged cars linked to the recent attacks in areas where Hezbollah enjoys wide support, a security source told The Daily Star Monday.The prosecutor then will have to decide whether to indict Atrash or release him.Caretaker Justice Minister Shakib Qortbawi said Tuesday Army Intelligence was continuing its interrogation of the sheikh in connection with the recent bombing attacks.
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