Gulf National Held for Stealing Artwork from Manama Shop
The Head of Hoora Police Station in the General Directorate of the Capital Police announced the arrest of a Gulf national suspected of stealing a precious art object from a Manama shop.
3 Bahrainis Arrested over Attacking and Robbing 2 Asians in Sadad
The Director-General of the Northern Governorate Police announced the arrest of three Bahrainis for attacking two Asians and robbing them of their mobile phones, IDs and cash in Sadad.
Prosecution Refers First Diraz Raid Cases to Trial, Accuses Citizen of Running over Policeman and Attempting to Murder Him
Bahrain’s Public Prosecution referred on Wednesday (December 6, 2017) the first case related to Diraz assembly to court, in which one of the citizens is accused of attempting to run over a policeman.
US Embassy in Manama Condemns Blast Near Jidhafs
US Embassy in Manama Condemns Blast Near JidhafsBahrain News Agency said reported that the United States Embassy condemned the blast that the Ministry of Interior claimed it targeted a police bus near Jidhafs, killing one policeman and injuring others.
Appeals of Suspects Accused of Killing Policeman in Karbabad Adjourned until Oct. 23 for Pleading
The Fifth High Appeals Court adjourned the appeals of suspects, accused of setting police patrol to fire by Molotov, killing a policeman in Karbabad and attempting to kill others, to October 23 for pleading and getting the rest appellants. 2 of the suspects in this case are sentenced to death penalty and 11 other are sentenced to life in prison.
3-Year Jail Term Handed down to Detainee in Jaw Prison over Punching Policeman in His Face
Bahrain's Fifth High Criminal Court sentenced a detainee accused of attacking policeman in Jaw Prison to 3 years in prison.
Court Commutes Sentences of 11 Defendants, Upholds Verdict against Others over Attempted Murder of Officer & Policeman
Bahrain’s Supreme Court of Appeals upheld a first-instance verdict sentencing 5 suspects to 15 years in prison and commuted the sentence of others to 10 years in prison over attempting to kill an officer and policeman in Diraz.
Court Upholds 3-Month Jail Term against Citizen over Attacking Policeman in House Raid
The Supreme Court of Appeals upheld 3-month jail term issued against a father who attacked a policeman in a house raid carried out to arrest his son.
Court Sentences Defendant to Two Years in Prison over Beating Policeman & Insulting Another in Dry Dock Prison
Bahrain's Fifth High Criminal Court presided over by judge Ibrahim Al-Zayed with the membership of judges Mohsen Mabrouk and Moataz Abu Al-Ezz and Yousif Bu Hardan as a secretariat sentenced a suspect to 2 years in prison over beating a policeman and insulting another.
Reuters: Bomb Attack on Police Bus Wounds Four Bahraini Officers
A bomb blast hit a bus carrying policemen in the island kingdom of Bahrain on Sunday, the interior ministry reported on its official Twitter account, wounding four officers.
AFP: Clashes in Bahrain on Uprising Anniversary
Demonstrators clashed with police in the Bahraini capital and neighboring Shiite villages on Tuesday, the sixth anniversary of anti-government protests that were brutally suppressed by the authorities, witnesses said.
AP: Bahrain Protesters, Police Clash as Island Marks Uprising
Anti-government protesters have clashed with police in Bahrain as they marked the sixth anniversary of the tiny island kingdom's Arab Spring uprising.
Authorities Bury “Freedom Martyrs” in Presence of Two Family Representatives, Contrary to Religious Traditions
The Bahraini authorities buried on Sunday (February 12, 2017) the bodies of martyrs Rida Al Ghisra, Mahmoud Yahya, and Mostafa Yousef, in Sheikh Maitham Al Bahrani Cemetery in Umm Al Hassam area, amid tight security measures.
British Newspaper: UK Funded Training of Bahraini Officials to Clamp down on Protests, including Tariq Al-Hassan
The British “The Times” newspaper said that “The Foreign Office has been accused of trying to cover up its funding of a program to train the Bahraini police in crowd control techniques, including the use of water cannon and dogs.”
Court Commutes 7-Year Jail Term against Defendants to 5 Years over Attempted Murder of Policemen in Sitra
Bahrain’s High Appeals Court upheld 7-year jail term against a suspect accused of attempting to murder policemen.
AP: Bahrain Police Officer Killed in Attack Claimed by Militants
A police officer in Bahrain has been shot dead in an attack claimed by a Shiite militant group.
Life Sentences Issued against 6 Bahrainis over Assembling & Targeting Policemen
The High Criminal Court issued on Sunday (January 29, 2017) life sentences against 6 suspects and bound them to pay 1551 BD. It also handed down 3-year jail term to a suspect along with a BD 200 fine and acquitted two others.
Local Newspaper: MoI Deploys More Policemen at Diraz’s Entrances, Fences Mosque with Barbed Wires
The Bahraini Al-Wasat newspaper said on Saturday (January 28, 2017) that the Ministry of Interior deployed more policemen at different entrances of Diraz.
Sentences Reaching Life-Imprisonment against 12 suspects Accused of Karana Blast
Bahrain's Fourth High Criminal Court issued sentences against 122 defendants ranging between 3 years and life sentences over Karana blast and attempted murder of 2 policemen.
ISIS Attacks Iraqi Police near Najaf, Kills Seven
ISIS attacked an Iraqi police checkpoint near the southern city of Najaf Sunday, killing seven policemen as government forces in the north made more gains against the militants in Mosul, their last major stronghold in the country.