The article looks at Mariam Chehadi, the wife of Bassam al-sheikh Hussein, who is the Lebanese gunman who held hostage bank workers and customers demanding for his money.
The standoff have reported ended a few minutes ago with the Bassam Hussein surrendering to the police.
But who is Bassam al-Sheikh Hussein?
He is a Lebanese who is according to Lebanese Authorities is 42-year-old. He is a normal guy who have worked hard and have saved an amount of $210,000.00 in his bank account.
He had gone to the bank to withdraw his own savings to take care of his sick unnamed father and other family needs.
This is what his brother had to say about Bassam Hussein.
“My brother is not a scoundrel, he is a decent man,” Atef al-Sheikh Hussein told the news agency. “He takes what he has from his own pocket to give to others.”
Mughniel who was one of the people who was outside the bank was reported to have said
However due to economic crisis, the Lebanese central bank have put limits to the amount customers can withdraw.
Mariam Chehadi, the wife of Bassam al-Sheikh Hussein, the Lebanese bank gunman.
She lives in Beirut with her husband. She attended Lebanese University.
Mariam Chehadi was at the bank where her husband Bassam Hussein took people hostage.
Mariam Chehadi told reporters after his arrest that her husband “did what he had to do.”