Relatives of Yaacoub protest in a tent they erected near the Iranian Embassy in the Beirut southern suburb of Bir Hasan.
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An investigative judge Wednesday released on bail the brother of former lawmaker Hasan Yaacoub two days after his detention at Beirut's airport over his alleged involvement in the abduction of Hannibal Gadhafi.A judicial source told The Daily Star that Mount Lebanon's Investigative Judge Peter Germanos agreed to release Hussein Yaacoub on a bail of LL5 million ($3,300), but said he would be prevented from traveling abroad or speaking to the media. Hussein and his brother, former MP Hasan Yaacoub, who was arrested in December, have been accused of involvement in the abduction of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's son, Hannibal.The brothers are accused of involvement in the abduction of Hannibal Gadhafi.The arrest of Hussein Yaacoub brings the number of individuals detained over Gadhafi's case to five, as three bodyguards of the former MP were arrested with him.
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