The mother of Lebanese policeman Ali Bazzal, who was killed by Nusra Front, attends a protest calling for the release of the kidnapped in front of the Grand Serail in Beirut, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.
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The wife and brother-in-law of Ali Bazzal, a Lebanese policeman killed by Nusra Front militants in captivity almost two years ago, played a role in provoking his murder, Bazzal's family and a local newspaper said Saturday.Abdullah Fliti, the brother of Bazzal's widow, Rana, has recently been arrested and admitted during questioning to inciting the murder of Bazzal by telling militants that he was linked to Hezbollah, Al-Akhbar newspaper said. In provoking the killing, Rana was able to run away to Turkey to marry another man, according to the report. Bazzal's mother said in an interview with Al-Jadeed, pledging to avenge his son's murder.The report said Fliti had been a Nusra Front member at the time of Bazzal's slaughter before pledging allegiance to ISIS in Syria's Qalamoun region along Lebanon's border.
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