One-Year Jail Verdict Issued against 2 Detainees Accused of Attacking Policeman in Dry Dock Prison
Bahrain's First High Criminal Court sentenced two suspects (18 and 19 years), accused of attacking policeman in the phone booths in the Reform and Rehabilitation Directorate, to one year in prison.
Appeal: 7-Year Jail Term, Citizenship Revocation Sentence against Suspect Accused of Training to Use Weapons in Iraq & Iran
The Sixth High Criminal Appeals Court issued a 7-year jail term verdict and citizen revocation against a suspect accused of training to use weapons and explosives in Iraq and Iran.
Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term Verdict against 6 Suspects over Charge of Burning Tires in Al-Sahla
The Sixth High Criminal Appeals Court rejected an appeals of 6 convicts out of 7 accused of setting fire and pouring oil in Al-Sahla street last Adha Eid. The court upheld a 3-year jail term verdict against each of the suspects whose ages range between 17 and 25 years.
Court Upholds Imprisoning “Drunk” Citizen for Attacking 2 Policemen
The First Appeals Criminal Court rejected the appeal of a 33-year-old man convicted of attacking two policemen, damaging their military suit, after catching him drunk and quarreling with others. The court upheld imprisoning him to one year in prison with the execution of the sentence after the first-instance court dealt with him in pity.
Suspect Accused of Planting Fake Bomb in Jid Ali Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison
The Fourth High Criminal Court handed down 5-year jail term to a 20-year-old youth accused of planting fake bomb in Jid Ali and ordered the confiscation of seized items.
Appeal Court: “Wa’ad Dissolution” Case Adjourned for Sentencing until October 26
Bahrain’s High Administrative Court of Appeal decided to adjourn the case of the dissolution of the National Democratic Action Society (Wa'ad) until October 26, 2017.
3 Suspects Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison over Planting Fake Bomb in Jeblat Habshi
The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced 3 suspects to 3 years in prison over planting fake bomb on public street in Jeblat Habshi and ordered the confiscation of seized items.
Appeal Court Substitutes 2-Month Prison Term of 70-Year-Old Bahraini with House Arrest
The High Criminal Court of Appeal issued the first sentence of its kind substituting the penalty of a 70-year-old Bahraini man sentenced to two months' imprisonment with house arrest, after convicting him of taking by deception a sum of 2,200 dinars from two persons.
Cassation Court Overturns Prison Sentence of Bahraini Woman Charged with “Insulting the Judiciary”
The Court of Cassation overturned a one-year sentence of a 50-year-old Bahraini woman for insulting the judiciary and referred the case back to the court that issued the ruling.
Defendant Receives 2-Year Jail Term over Burning Water Tank in Buri
The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced a suspect who took part in burning water tank in Buri, along with about 40 individuals, to 2 years in prison over the accusations brought against him.
Court Sentences Defendants to Prison Terms Reaching Up to Life Imprisonment for Torturing & Murdering Youth in Diraz
The fourth high criminal court in Bahrain sentenced two defendants to life imprisonment for the murder of a young man (Sayed Ahmad Mousa) in Diraz and dumping his body in an empty area, and handed down to two others 5 and 3-year prison terms.
Appeal Court Suspends Prison Term of Bahraini Woman, Upholds 1-Year Prison Sentence against her Husband for Hiding Nephew
The High Court of Appeals upheld a one-year prison sentence handed down to a couple for harboring at their home their wanted nephew, who is sentenced to 10 years in prison for burning the Al-Khamees police station.
Appeal Court: Four Bahrainis Accused of Communicating with Iran Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison and Stripped of their Nationality
The High Court of Appeal in Bahrain handed down a 15-year prison term instead of life imprisonment to four defendants in the case of communicating with Iran, establishing and joining a terrorist group, training on the use of weapons and explosives, and importing weapons, ammunition and explosives from Iran.
2 Defendants Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison, 4 Others to 2 Years over Blast Case in Karana
The First High Criminal Appeals Court sentenced 2 defendants to 10 years in prison instead of 15 and handed down 2-year jail term instead of 4 to 4 defendants accused of taking part in planting a bomb in security patrol location in Karana and attempting to murder 3 policemen. The court upheld binding the defendants to pay 1178.550 BD for the damages caused to the security patrol and ordered the confiscation of seized items.
Businessman Sentenced to Month in Prison, Fined 500 Dinars for “Insulting” Bahraini Minister of Commerce
A Bahraini minor criminal court sentenced Bahraini businessman Samih Rajab to one month in prison, over charges of insulting and slandering the Minister of Industry and Commerce Zayed Al-Zayani.
Case of 5 Suspects Accused of Hiding Wanted over Political Cases Adjourned to Call Attesting Witness
The First High Criminal Court decided to summon the attesting witness in a case that comprises 5 suspects accused of hiding wanted and convicts over political cases, and adjourned the case until November 8, to listen to the witness testimonies.
Court Rejects Appeal of Bahraini Accused of Writing Statements Insulting King in Al-Dair, Upholds 1 Year Prison Sentence
The Bahraini High (Appeal) Criminal Court rejected the appeal of a defendant sentenced to one year in prison on charges of insulting the country’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, for “filing it after the due date.”
Appeals Court Adjourns 11 Cases against “Mnarfezhom” until November 8
The Second Criminal Appeals Court adjourned until November 8th 11 appeals filed by owner of “Mnarefzhom" account and editor of videos circulated on the account. The two defendants had appealed against the verdicts issued against them. The defendants were accused of insulting the victims and misusing communication means.
Bahraini Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for “Insulting Judiciary”
Bahrain’s Second High (Appeal) Criminal Court upheld a verdict issued against a 50-year-old Bahraini, sentencing him for three years on charges of insulting the judiciary by publishing audio clips on social media sites, in which a judge and the Supreme Judicial Council are exposed.
Six-Month Prison Sentence Handed down to Accused for Possession of Molotov Bombs, Another Acquitted of Gas Cylinder Explosion Charges
The high criminal court acquitted a 20-year-old man of alleged involvement in the bombing of the Sar area, while the other two defendants, aged 15, were sentenced to six months in prison each for possessing Molotov cocktails.