Arsal mayor Ali al-Hujeiri speaks in the northeastern border town of Arsal, Thursday, March 20, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr Monday claimed that Former Arsal Mayor Ali al-Hujeiri is a member of Daesh (ISIS), the state-run National News Agency reported.Saqr said that Hujeiri, known as Abu Ajineh, belonged to "armed terrorist organization Daesh" and facilitated the entry of militants into the northeastern border town Arsal who participated in fighting against the Lebanese Army in 2012, 2013 and 2014 .Further evidence against Hujeiri, the former mayor, came from videos and the confessions of arrested fighters of Daesh (ISIS) and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham – previously known as the Nusra Front – the militant groups that overran the town in 2014 .
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