Al-Jadeed channel reported that Lebanese Forces MP Pierre Bou Assi attended the entire parliamentary session with his military pistol.
The channel explained that “the deputy of the (Strong Republic) bloc, Pierre Bou Assi, attended the entire parliament session with his military pistol, and when the session approached its end, one of the security forces noticed the presence of the pistol on Bou Assi’s side and informed his security official of that.”
She added, “It was circulated to members of Parliament’s guards who searched Bouassi the moment he left the session, which coincided with the departure of Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, who was informed of the matter.”
He pointed out that “the members of the council’s guards found the pistol and asked Bou Assi to hand it over to his escort.”
For his part, Bou Assi commented in a tweet on his account via “Twitter”, saying: “I left the hall at the end of the session and gave press statements, then I came back and entered the hall, and only those who entered me into it, that is, the voters, leave me.”
I left the hall at the end of the session and gave press statements. Then I went back and entered the hall. Only the voters who entered me into the hall would leave me.
– Pierre BouAssi (@PierreBouAssi) October 19, 2021
Source: “The New” + RT