Civil Cassation Court dismisses MPs' request for recusing Bitar

Mon 11 Oct 2021 at 13:05 Security & Law

NNA - The Civil Court of Cassation on Monday dismissed a request filed by MPs Ali Hassan Khalil and Ghazi Zeaiter, who demanded Beirut port blast investigator, judge Tarek Bitar, be recused.


The Court considered that such procedure does not fall within its jurisdiction, and that it is only entitled to looking into the requests if the judge requested to be recused is member at the Court of Cassation or the State Prosecution of Cassation.






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