Court Rejects Objection of Suspect Accused of Assembling in Karana, Upholds 5-Year Jail Verdict against Him

2017-12-09 - 9:16 p

Bahrain Mirror: The High Appeals Court rejected the objection of a convict sentenced to 5 years in prison, over charge of taking part in an assembly in Karana, for not attending the court's sessions.

The court had commuted the sentence of 5 appellants from 5 to 3 years in prison and commuted the sentence of 5 others from 3 to 2 years in prison over Karana assembly case.

The court accused the 11 suspects of setting fire, along with others, to movables mentioned in the documents, on September 23, 2014, that would put people's lives and money to danger and taking part, along with other unknowns, in an assembly of more than 5 persons, aiming at disrupting public peace, noting that they used violence to achieve the aim they gathered for. The prosecution also accused them of putting private transportation to danger.

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