Minister Nouhad Machnouk inspects the Roumieh prison, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. (The Daily Star/Stringer)
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Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk toured Roumieh prison's notorious Block B Tuesday in his first official visit to the facility after security forces stormed the jail a day earlier.Machnouk also said that plans to rehabilitate the building would be finalized in approximately three months, making way for prisoners to return to the block.Walking passed the entrance of the building, Machnouk said Monday's raid had made entering the prison simple. After concluding the tour, Machnouk thanked all who contributed to a fund set up for rehabilitating the facility.Security forces stormed Block B Monday, moving all 900 Islamists to Block D, in an unprecedented nine-hour operation.
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