Ogero President Imad Kreidieh attends a conference in Beirut, Monday, July 24, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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A judge dismissed accusations made against the head of state-owned telecoms company Ogero, Imad Kreidieh, following a court session Monday to hear claims that included squandering public funds.A judicial source told The Daily Star Kreidieh appeared before Financial Prosecutor Ali Ibrahim over the accusations filed by Jarrah. Jarrah issued a decree, circulated on social media last Thursday, that maintenance and operations contracts with the company were to be halted.Kreidieh added that he was overseeing a very large company, but was "not limitless".Earlier Monday, head of Ogero's employee union George Estephan spoke on behalf of the staff at the state-run firm to defend Kreidieh.
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