Appeals: 7&10-Year Jail Term, Citizenship Revocation to 2 Defendants over Joining “Al-Wafa Party”
The High Appeals Court upheld a verdict issued against defendants accused of joining “Al-Wafa Islamic Party”. The first instance court had sentenced the first suspect to 10 years in prison and the second suspect to 7 years, revoked their citizenships and acquitted the third one of the charges brought against him.
Life Term Sentence to 10 Defendants, Citizenship Revocation to 11 in “Nuwaidrat Warehouse” Case
The Fourth High Criminal Court presided over by judge Khalifa Al-Dahrani issued life term sentences against 10 defendants accused in “Nuwaidrat warehouse” case.
Court Refuses Objection of Inmate, Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against Him over “Attacking Policeman”
The Fourth High Criminal Court considered the objection of an inmate “32 years”, convicted of attacking policeman and sabotaging the room contents of an officer in “Jaw Prison”, void, for not attending the session. The suspect had been sentenced to 3 years in jail.
Appeals: 15-Year Jail Term Handed down to Suspect Accused of Burning Police Patrol in Adhari
The Sixth High Criminal Court commuted the life term verdict issued against a suspect accused of attempting to murder two policemen and burning their patrol to 15 years in jail.
Non-Bahraini Policeman Jailed for Five Years for Smuggling Drugs to Prisoner in Jaw Prison
The first high criminal court in Bahrain sentenced both a non-Bahraini policeman and another person to five years imprisonment, also fining them 3,000 BD.
Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Verdict against Hajar Mansour, Her Son Sayed Nizar
A Bahraini appeals court upheld on Wednesday (December 20, 2017) a verdict sentencing Hajar Mansour (49 years) and her son Sayed Nizar Nehme Al-Wadaei (19 years) to 3 years in prison. The court also sentenced Hajar Mansour’s nephew Mahmoud Marzouq (30 years) to one month in jail and 100 BD fine over a case of “putting hoax bomb in A’ali”.
Appeal Court Upholds 10-Year Prison Term, Revokes Bahraini Citizenship of ISIS Militant Plotting to Target Interior Ministry Officers
The High Court of Appeal (December 13, 2017) upheld on Wednesday a 10-year prison term for a member of the ISIS group, also revoking his nationality.
Court Rejects Objection of Suspect Accused of Assembling in Karana, Upholds 5-Year Jail Verdict against Him
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.
Court Commutes Verdict of Bahraini Woman who Tried to Provide her Detained Bother with Narcotics
The High Appeals Court commuted one-year jail verdict issued against a Bahraini woman, who tried to leak drugs to her detained brother, to six months only.
Appeal Court: Six Defendants Sentenced to 3-Year Prison Term over Assembly in Buri
The Sixth High Court of Appeal in Bahrain sentenced six defendants to three years in prison instead of five years over charges of assembling and burning tires in the Buri area.
3&10-Year Jail Verdicts against 4 Defendants Accused of Blasting Gas Cylinder in Sitra
The Fourth High Criminal Court issued 10-year jail verdict against 2 suspects accused of blasting gas cylinder in an Asian car they stole, along with other two, from Sitra village. The court also sentenced their third partner to 3 years in prison because he was under 18 when the incident took place.
5-Year Jail Term Handed down to 10 Defendants for Hiding Wanted over Political Cases
The Fourth High Criminal Court issued 5-year jail term against 10 defendants, including an uncle and nephew, over the charge of hiding 5 wanted sentenced to prison terms, one of whom is among those who escaped Jaw prison, and ordered the confiscation of the 5900 BD seized money amount.
Court Upholds 10-Year-Jail Term against Defendant Accused of Burning Gas Station
The High Appeals Court upheld a verdict sentencing a defendant to 10 years in prison, in a case linked to burning a gas station on the Formula 1 road. The case comprised 3 defendants who were obliged to pay an amount of 1085 Bahraini Dinars for the caused damages.
Appeals Court Upholds 2-Year Jail Verdict against Suspect Accused of Escaping Dry Dock Prison
The First High Appeals Court upheld 2-year jail term against an appellant who fled from Dry Dock Prison.
3-Year Jail Term to Defendant for Hiding Two Wanted Individuals over Political Cases
The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced 39-year-old defendant to 3 years in prison, after convicting him of hiding two people wanted by the authorities, in politically-motivated cases, in his house in Al-Ekr for two weeks.
Court Rejects Appeal of Defendant Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison over Attack on "Armored" Vehicle in Sitra
The High Criminal Court of Appeal rejected the appeal of one out of six defendants, and upheld the 7-year prison sentence issued against them all.
Appeal Court: 2-Year Jail Term Handed down to Defendant Accused of Attempting to Bomb Gas Cylinder in Diraz Park
The First High Appeals Court commuted the sentence of an appellant out of 3 appellants, whose ages ranges between 16 and 17, convicted to 3 years in prison, to one year in prison, over the charges of attempting to blast gas cylinder in Diraz Park.
Appeals: Two-Year Jail Term against Prominent HR Defender Nabeel Rajab over Television Interviews
A Bahraini appeals court upheld on Wednesday (November 22, 201) a 2-year jail verdict against prominent human rights defender and president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab, over television interviews he made with foreign media outlets.
Economic Crime Directorate: Checks without Balance Crimes Increase by 23%
Numbers published by General Directorate of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security Major Hussein Salman Matar showed that the crime of “checks without balance” increased by 23.5% annually, in comparison with 2015 and 2016.
Military Court Adjourns Trial of Citizens over Political Motivated Cases until Nov. 23
A military court in Bahrain postponed on Monday (November 20, 2017) the trial of 9 citizens over political reasons until November 23.