Appeals: 7-Year Jail Term handed down to Defendant Accused of Burning Police Armored Vehicle in Al-Ekr

2019-03-23 - 7:16 p

Bahrain Mirror: The Fifth High Appeals Criminal Court commuted a 10-year jail verdict issued against an appellant out of 7 defendants, in case of burning police armored vehicle in Al-Ekr, to 7 years only.

The authorities accuse the suspect and 6 others, whose ages range between 17 and 25 years, of assembling on November 3, 2015 and burning an armored vehicle owned by the interior ministry in Al-Ekr.

The first instance court handed down 10-year jail term to the appellant and 5 others and 3-year jail term to the seventh and bound them to pay together more than 3700 BD for the damages caused to the security vehicle.

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