3&10-Year Jail Term against Suspects Accused of Blasting Gas Cylinder near National Bank of Bahrain

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2018-11-16 - 9:30 p

Bahrain Mirror: The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced on Thursday (November 15, 2018) 3 suspects to 10 years in jail and 3 others to 3 years over assembling and blasting a gas cylinder.

Chief of Terror Crime Prosecution Ahmed Al-Hammadi said that the court sentenced the third, fourth and fifth suspects to 10 years in jail and fined them 500 BD. It also issued 3-year jail term against the first, second and sixth suspects, fined them 500 BD, bound them to pay 11000 BD for the damages and ordered the confiscation of seized items.

The authorities claim that the suspects planned to blast a gas cylinder near the gate of National Bank of Bahrain on January 17, 2017. They headed to the incident place, put a gas cylinder inside a tire, poured petroleum and set them to fire. Thus, the gas cylinder blasted, causing damages to the bank's facade and intimidating residents.   

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