A horrific crime in Lebanon: a young man kills his mother and sister


A horrific crime rocked the town of Jdita – Bekaa, eastern Lebanon, Friday morning, after a young man in his twenties shot his mother and two sisters, killing the mother and one of the two sisters and wounding the other with a gunshot wound to the head.
A patrol from the Intelligence Directorate in the town of Jdita arrested the killer, who was caught in possession of a pistol equipped with a silencer, and an investigation was initiated with the arrested under the supervision of the competent judiciary, according to a statement issued by the Army Command – Orientation Directorate.

Security sources following up on the case confirmed to Al-Arabi Al-Jadeed that during investigations it was found that the young man also killed his father with a military weapon last year and made the crime appear to be a suicide operation due to social and living conditions.

The mayor of Chtoura, Fadi Saouma, told Al-Arabi Al-Jadeed that the young man has lived with his family for years in Jdita and he is a resident of it. Last year, in April 2019, his father was found dead in the town’s inventory and next to him a weapon of war, and hypotheses were suggested. Many her day regarding his mysterious death.

A number of the townspeople say to Al-Arabi Al-Jadeed, that the causes of the crime are family, and the mother was not in agreement with her son, as her husband and the father of the young man died last year, and there were numerous accounts of her day, including suicide, but the pathologist’s report ruled out this possibility and suggested the premise of his death from As a result of a murder, but the investigation was not completed based on the family’s wish From here the people link the two crimes.

They recount that the young man tried to kill his mother and two sisters, but his second sister narrowly escaped, and managed to escape and when she was running away from home to the main road a pedestrian encountered her from Jdita and told him about the crime that occurred and asked him to take her to the hospital, while her brother tried to catch her to complete His crime, but the military arrested him near the hospital Chtaura, where his sister wrestled with death. A hospital source told Al-Arabi Al-Jadeed that the young woman’s condition is accurate and her life is still in danger.


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