Update: Firas Hatoum as well as cameramen Abdel-Azim Khayyat and assistant Mohammed Barbar were released on Jan 31 2007 after paying a bail of L.L. 500,000 (about 330 dollars) each.
Al Siddiq is a chief witness in the Hariri murder case.
He turned out to be a major false witness but his testimonies are the bases on which some arrests continue to this day.
Firas and his colleagues were arrested and jailed on theft charges!
Poor Addoum, he could have done a better job at coining a more plausible charge!!
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