Lebanon: a justice note prohibits the travel of the governor of the Central Bank Riad Salameh

After the memorandum of complaint filed by the legal service of the group “The people want a reform of the system”, the prosecutor of the Republic of Appeal of Mount Lebanon, Ghada Aoun, a ban is pronounced against the governor of Bank of Lebanon, Riad Salameh.

  • Governor of the Bank of Lebanon Riad Salameh

Today, Tuesday, the prosecutor of the Republic of Appeal of Mount Lebanon, Judge Ghada Aoun, issued a travel ban, by sea, air and land, against the governor of the Banque du Liban , Riad Salameh.

This memorandum comes on the basis of the complaint lodged by the legal service of the group “The people want a reform of the system”, which was lodged by a large number of lawyers from its legal service, and in cooperation and coordination with the Rassemblement for the restoration of the state, represented by the banking and financial expert Hassan Ahmed Khalil, with the status of personal prosecution against the governor of the Bank of Lebanon, “with new and established crimes such as the eye of the sun on him, linked to embezzlement of public money and squandering it on personal benefits, illegal enrichment and money laundering. And duly registered with the registry of the Public Ministry of Appeal of Mount Lebanon, n ° 319/2022, dated 1/11/2022. “, according to the group’s statement.

The group indicated that “According to this complaint, supported by dozens of documents and evidence, the Attorney General of Appeal of Mount Lebanon, Judge Ghada Aoun, issued, on request, a daring judicial decision, the first of gender against the unjust leader the accused, forbidding him to move completely outside Lebanese territory. Due to legal necessities, the procedures will be stopped successively, and the said decision has been duly executed by notification by the General Directorate of Public Security Lebanese.

A few days ago, the “strong Lebanon” bloc, led by Gibran Bassil, called for the immediate control of the governor of the Bank of Lebanon, Riad Salameh, calling him “head of the financial system, and he made the greatest organized theft of people’s money.

It should be noted that the Luxembourg judicial authorities announced earlier that they had opened a criminal case concerning the governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon, Riad Salameh, and his assets.

French justice had opened an investigation into the accounts of the governor of the Banque du Liban, Riad Salameh, in early June 2021. Information indicated that French prosecutors had opened a preliminary investigation into “allegations of money laundering against the governor of the Bank of Lebanon, Riad Salameh. “

In mid-April, the Swiss Money Laundering Office analyzed thousands of documents and monitored the transfer of funds exceeding the $ 326 million awarded to the Governor of the Banque du Liban, Riad Salameh and his brother, Raja. , and this happened through an agreement signed in 2002.

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