Court Sentences Colonel Al-Zayani to Two Years in Jail over Charge of Insulting Judiciary
The minor criminal sentenced retired colonel Mohammad Al-Zayani to a two-year jail term with the execution of the sentence over charge of insulting the judiciary.
Case of Al-Zayani Adjourned until July 5 with his Continued Detention
The trial of retired colonel Mohammad Al-Zayani over charge of insulting the judiciary started on Monday (June 28, 2021).
Prominent Lawyer Abdullah Al-Shemlawi Sentenced to 8 Months in Jail over two Tweets, Bail to Stop Execution of Sentence
A Bahraini court issued on Tuesday (June 30, 2020) 8-month jail term against prominent lawyer Abdullah Al-Shemlawi over two tweets he posted on his own Twitter account.
Bahraini Protester Convicted of Burning Garbage Based on Helicopter Pilot Testimony
The Court of Appeal upheld the conviction of two Bahrainis, sentencing them to two years imprisonment on charges of setting fire to tires, a garbage container and a water tank next to a gas station in the southern Sahla area.
Court Upholds Jail Terms against Al-Dossari and Al-Araibi in Case of Receiving Money from Qatar
The High Appeals Criminal Court upheld the jail terms issued against Waheed Al-Dossari and Hasan Al-Araibi in case of receiving money from a former Qatari MP Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani to run for elections.
Unionist Ali Al-Binali Acquitted of Charge of Providing Banking Services without License
The Minor Criminal Court acquitted unionist Ali Al-Binali from charge of providing banking and investment services without a license from the central Bank of Bahrain.
Life Sentences and 15-Year Prison Terms Handed down to Defendants for “Forming Revolution Intelligence Agency”
The First High Criminal Appeal Court in Bahrain rejected the appeal of eight convicts in a case known as the “Secret Intelligence Agency of the Revolution in Bahrain (SIA)”.
10-Year Jail Term against One of Suspects Accused of Taking Part in Jaw Prison Incidents 4 Years Ago
The First High Appeals Criminal Court commuted the sentence of one of the defendants in Jaw Prison incidents case that took place in March 2015. The court commuted his sentence from 15 to 10 years in jail like the other suspects who challenged the ruling.
Cassation Court Upholds Death Sentence against Murderer of Bin Shida Mosque Imam
The Chief Prosecutor of Muharraq Governorate Hussain Khamis said that the cassation court upheld the death sentence issued against murderer of Imam of Bin Shida Mosque
13 Citizens Receive 5-Year Jail Term
A Bahraini court issued on Sunday (November 15, 2018) 5-year jail term against 13 citizens.
Two Youths Sentenced to 10 Years in Jail over Charge of Making Bomb out of Fire Extinguisher
A Bahraini court issued 10-year jail term against two youths accused by the Interior Ministry of acquiring a locally made bomb.
Appeals Court to Issue its Ruling in Zulfiqar Brigades Case on Jan. 28
The First High Criminal Court postponed looking into the appeals of 86 defendants accused of colluding with foreign parties, in a case known as Zulfiqar Brigades, to January 28 for ruling.
Court Upholds 5-Year Jail Term against Businessman who Tried to Embezzle 195000 BD
The First High Appeals Court upheld a 5-year jail term against an Asian businessman (48 years) who attempted to embezzle 195 thousand BD, using the offline withdrawal process. The court also upheld his deportation after serving the prison term.
Court Rejects Appeals of Suspected Sentenced to 15 Year in Jail
The Appeals Court upheld a 15-year jail term against suspect accused of exploding a car in a sand field facing City Center Mall in 2014.
Arab National Citizen Killed Indian, Wrote “Ya Hussein” Expression on Walls to Allure Police that Murderers are “Shiite”
Lawyer Fatima Al-Hawaj said that the Arab national resident who is being tried over charge of killing an Indian man was trying to allure police that Shia are behind the crime through writing expressions like "Ya Hussein" on the walls of the victim's house after killing him.
Acquittal Appeals of Sheikh Ali Salman Adjourned to November 4 for Sentencing
The High Appeal Court decided to postpone the acquittal appeals of Sheikh Ali Salman, Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, to November 4, 2018.
Suspects in Buri Oil Pipeline Blast Sentenced to Life in Jail, Revoked of Citizenships
The Fourth High Criminal Court issued 5 life term sentences to 5 suspects, accused of bombing an oil pipeline in Buri. It also handed down 10-year jail term to the 6th suspect and 5-year jail term to the 7th.
Prosecution Renews Detention of Muezzin who Murdered Imam of Bin Shida Mosque, Suspect’s Wife Held in Women’s Prison with her 2 Children
Press information stated that the Public Prosecution renewed the detention of the Muezzin, and the two other suspects, accused of murdering Imam of Bin Shida Mosque Abduljaleel Hmood for 15 days pending investigations.
Mohammed Al-Shorouqi Acquitted of Charge of Insulting Mohammad Khalid, Fined to 50 BD over "Noise Charge"
An Appeals Court acquitted on Monday (August 28, 2018) media figure Mohammed Al-Shorouqi of charge of insulting former MP Mohammad Khalid.
Judge Renews Detention of 14 Suspects over Charge of “Joining Bahraini Hezbollah”
he renewal judge ordered to renew the detention of 14 suspects accused of “joining an organization named “Bahraini Hezbollah” for 30 days pending investigation.” The case includes about 200 suspects whose charges vary between “taking part in the establishment of the organization, joining it and possessing weapons”.