Army commandos stand guard in front of the prison in the eastern city of Baalbek , Lebanon, Thursday, April 19, 2012. (The Daily Star/Nidal Solh)
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A local government official in east Lebanon was detained Thursday over alleged involvement in the killing of a man suspected to have been carried out by his son one day earlier, a security source said.The source said that Mohammad Awada, a Baalbek mukhtar, was detained over suspicion of concealing information about his son, Hussein, who has been in hiding since Wednesday afternoon when he allegedly shot dead Mohammad Ali Awada in the village of Douris. The security source could not say what the dispute was over.
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