Leaks on the so-called the case of former Minister Michel Samaha started to emerge along with the details of security investigations going on in the General Directorate of Internal Security Forces, amid the absence of any authorized official statement, except the one issued by the Justice Minister Chakib Qortobawi.
In his statement, Qortobawi pointed at his annoyance towards the occurring leaks and his intention to open an investigation about the attitude adopted by the Information Branch when arresting ex-Minister Samaha.
Several stances have been declared denouncing the arrest method which described by some as kidnapping-like operation.
The case of ex-Information Minister Michel Samaha was referred to the military tribunal on Saturday, National News Agency reported.
Acting General Prosecutor Samir Hammoud who referred the case, was handed over the record at 08:00 a.m., the NNA added.
The ex-minister was taken by the ISF from its base in Beirut to the military tribunal on Saturday morning.