Beirut-ALSHARQIYA November 24: Months after the incident that caused an uproar, the Lebanese judiciary charged, on Tuesday, the charge of intentional murder in the case of legitimate self-defense of Fadi Al-Hashem, the husband of the artist Nancy Ajram, against the background of killing a man with a mask who infiltrated his house in the Kesrouan area north of Beirut With the aim of robbery, and threatened to kill him and his family.
Mount Lebanon Investigating Judge Nicolas Mansour issued a "presumptive decision," accusing Al-Hashem of killing the Syrian Muhammad Al-Mousa with 18 shots fired from a military pistol inside his home in Mount Lebanon.
The judge considered that “Al-Hashem’s actions apply to the crime of intentional killing stipulated in Article 547 of the Penal Code, which provides for hard labor up to 20 years.” However, the investigating judge favored this crime to Article 228 of the Penal Code, which exempts the perpetrator from punishment if it is committed Crime in the context of legitimate self-defense.
Judge Al-Hashem referred to the Criminal Court in Mount Lebanon for trial.
Al-Mousa had sneaked into the villa of the singer Nancy Ajram in New Suhaila, about 20 kilometers north of Beirut, on the night of the fourth of last January, while he was masked and armed with a pistol.