Six years, two months and three weeks after the horrific “hammer crime” committed by two Kuwait, Nabil Benjamin Yaqoub Ghareeb, and Hussein Muhammad Hussein Al-Nassar on March 10 in their house in a building they owned in Araya (Mount Lebanon), killed, In 2016, a decision was issued against the two Syrian killers sentenced to face value.
This crime has rocked Lebanon and occupied Beirut and Kuwait since the incident and its occurrence were revealed the next day, and the facts were represented by the two killers who were arrested less than 24 hours later, until the indictment on December 7, 2016 against issued. the Syrian construction guard Ammar Ahmed Al-Hamad and his compatriot Samir Waheed Mustafa. But the judicial trail of crime required until May 24, 2022, to ring the “bell of justice” in a shocking crime committed “without an eyelid” with an iron hammer that smashed the heads of the two Kuwait to pieces while they slept. According to the newspaper Al-Rai.
The reasons for the verdict issued by the Mount Lebanon Criminal Court, led by Judge Abdel Rahim Hammoud and the membership of Judicial Advisers Sarah Berish and Khalil Ghosn in charge, presented the facts of the murder. A Kuwaiti citizen living in an apartment near the Dahr al-Wahsh highway – naked. fifty.
The location of the crime was revealed, a cellphone case, paper napkins with traces of blood, a hammer and an iron pipe were found. other checks drawn on his order. The reports of forensic doctors Ahmed Al-Miqdad and Nima Al-Mallah, who were assigned to examine the bodies of the slain Nabil and Hussein, revealed that they had skull fractures and severe bleeding due to a hard slap. metal object, which led to their death.
In the initial investigation, it was found that the accused Ammar admitted that he had participated with Samir in killing the slain with an iron hammer, and explained that the slain Hussain bought the building in which he lived and agreed with him to work in it as a caretaker. in exchange for the monthly rent, and that a friendship developed between the two slain who looked after Lebanon, and that he borrowed from Hussein the sum of 3100 US dollars, and a bond for him with the notary in Aley arranged, and that he was late with the payment of the debt, Farah Hussein asked him to pay what he owed.
He reportedly called his friend Samir and told him about his bad financial situation, so the latter asked him about the possibility of having money in the possession of the traitor, and suggested that he kill the two who were betrayed in order to solve the debt problem and the money from them, and he encouraged him to take Walid R. (Syrian) along to carry out the murder. And it turned out that Muslim.S. (Lebanese), who was arrested in connection with the implementation of a search and investigation report, admitted that he bought a stolen watch from Samir after the latter told him it belonged to a rich Syrian person living in Lebanon and left without knowing anything about him, adding that he owed Samir a sum of 300. Lebanese) for $ 4,200.
After hearing the plaintiff’s claims by his legal representative, attorney Charles Ghosn, and the Public Prosecution’s review, the Criminal Court ruled unanimously: “To criminalize the accused Ammar and Samir with the violation of Article 549 of the Criminal Code, death on punishment on each of them, and replace the sentence with life imprisonment with hard labor for the first accused Temporary hard labor for a period of twenty years for the second accused, and for an offense, the first paragraph of Article 639 , combined with the last paragraph of section 640, and the sentence of temporary hard labor for a period of seven years for each of them, and by increasing it to death, and the combination of the two punishments imposed on them, provided it is applied against the law of the accused Each of them has one of the two criminal penalties. And the conviction of the suspect, Walid, for a violation in section 28 of the Criminal Procedure Act, and a fine of one million Lebanese pounds for it. The two suspects, Muslim and Hassan, were convicted of violating section 221 of the Criminal Code, and each of them was sentenced to two months in prison and fined £ 400,000. And the defendants are obliged to pay jointly and severally between them an amount of one billion Lebanese pounds to the plaintiffs, to be divided equally among them, and to pay by the fees and expenses.
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