Bahraini Court Sentences Defendant Accused of Assembly to 5 Years in Prison

2015-09-23 - 12:54 am

Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain's Fourth High Criminal Court, presided over by judge Ali bin Khalifa Al-Dhahrani, with the membership of judges Hamad bin Salman Al Khalifa and Jamal Awad, and Ahmad Al-Sulaiman as secretariat, sentenced a suspect (22 years old) accused of participating in an assembly and starting a fire in Buri to 5 years in prison.

The Public Prosecution convicted the defendant, stating that "he on November 4, 2014 deliberately started a fire that put people's lives and properties at risk and participated, along with others, in an assembly that included more than 5 persons for a terrorist aim."

The authorities claimed that a lab affiliated to criminal evidence department proved "the presence of flammable kerosene and gasoline on the suspect's clothing and on his hand swab."

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