• İstanbul 17 °C
  • Ankara 11 °C

Manama sentences 2 to death, jails 56 others for terror

Manama sentences 2 to death, jails 56 others for terror
58 convicted of forming terrorist cell, targeting police and possessing unlicensed weapons

By Ahmed al-Masri

DOHA, Qatar (AA) - A Bahraini court Wednesday sentenced two people to death and slapped 56 others with hefty jail terms for terrorist activity, according to the official Bahrain News Agency.

Of those imprisoned, 19 were sentenced to life behind bars, 17 to 15 years each, nine to 10 years each and 11 to five years each, the news agency quoted Bahraini Chief Prosecutor Hamad Shaheen as saying.

They were convicted on a raft of charges, including membership in a terrorist cell, attempting to murder policemen and possessing unlicensed firearms and explosives.

They had also been charged with involvement in a dramatic jailbreak one year ago in which 10 inmates escaped from Bahrain’s Jaw Prison in an incident that left a policeman dead.

Two of the defendants in the case, meanwhile, were acquitted of any wrongdoing, Shaheen said.

source: News Feed
This news is a total 65 time has been read
UYARI: Küfür, hakaret, rencide edici cümleler veya imalar, inançlara saldırı içeren, imla kuralları ile yazılmamış,
Türkçe karakter kullanılmayan ve büyük harflerle yazılmış yorumlar onaylanmamaktadır.
This news yet comment has been added .
Other News
All Rights Reserved © May 2014 US Muslims | Unauthorized and the resources published.
Haber Scripti: CM Bilişim