15-Year Jail Term Handed down to 2 Suspects, Revoked their Citizenships over Joining 14th Feb. Coalition
The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced on Thursday (November 15, 2018) 2 suspects to 15 years in jail, revoked their citizenships and fined them 100,000 BD over charge of joining 14th February Coalition.
Two Brothers Acquitted of Charges of Hiding Fugitive, Acquiring Foldable Knives
The minor criminal court acquitted two brothers of charges of hiding security wanted individual and acquiring weapons (foldable knives). It said that the permit issued by the prosecution ends one week after its issuance and that the seizure took place 2 months after the notice’s date ended.
AFP: Bahrain Sentences Four to Death for Police Killing
Bahrain’s top criminal court on Monday sentenced four Shiite Muslims to death for a 2017 bombing that killed a policeman, a judicial official and the public prosecutor said.
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.
Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against 4 Suspects Accused of Putting Hoax Bomb in Al-Budai Street
The High Appeals Court rejected the appeal of 4 defendants convicted of manufacturing a hoax bomb and putting it in Al-Budai street near Diraz. The court upheld the 3-year jail term issued against the 3 appellants and rejected that appeals of the 4th appellant.
Two Children Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail over Assembly Charge
The Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced two children to 3 years in jail over assembling in Diraz and acquiring Molotov, and fined each of them to 500 BD.
Appeals Court: One-Year Jail Term Handed down to Suspect Accused of Hiding Fugitive Wanted in Politically-Motivated Case
The High Criminal Appeals Court communed a 3-year jail term issued again a suspect convicted of hiding fugitive wanted in politically-motivated case to 1-year jail term only.
Trial of 169 Suspects Accused of Forming “Bahraini Hezbollah” Adjourned until Nov. 14 to Summon Witnesses
The Fourth High Criminal Court decided to adjourn the trial of 169 suspects, accused of forming “Bahraini Hezbollah”, detonating bombs, attempting murder training on the use of firearms and explosives, until November 14 to summon the witnesses.
Final Death Sentence against 2 Asians over Killing their Friend and Hiding his Corpse
Bahrain’s Cassation Court rejected the appeals presented by two Asians on their death sentences after being convicted of murdering their friend and burring his corpse in a house under construction in Isa Town.
Amnesty: Verdict against Sheikh Ali Salman Demonstrates Bahraini Authorities’ Ongoing Arbitrary Policies
Amnesty International said the Appeals court’s decision against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman demonstrates the Bahraini authorities' relentless and unlawful efforts to silence any form of dissent.
AFP: Bahrain Opposition Chief Gets Life in Jail over Qatar Spy Case
Bahrain sentenced the head of the country's Shiite opposition movement to life in prison Sunday for spying for rival Gulf state Qatar in a ruling rights groups have called a travesty.
Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against Abdullah Al-Binali for Attempting to Flee Bahrain with Friend’s Passport
The Supreme Court of Appeals upheld a 3-year imprisonment verdict against ISIS member Abdullah Al-Binali after convicting him of using his friend's passport and attempting to leave the kingdom, for being wanted for security reasons due to joining the terrorist ISIS affiliation.
Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against 2 Suspects Accused of Planting Hoax Bomb in Al-Budai Street
The High Appeals Court upheld a 3-year jail term against suspect (22 years) accused of planting a fake bomb in Al-Budai, upheld a 3-year jail term against his companion (20 years) and ordered the confiscation of seized items.
Appeals Court Upholds Death Penalty against 2, Life Term Sentences against 5 over Sitra Blast Case
The First High Appeals Court upheld on Monday (October 29, 2018) verdicts issued by the first-instance court sentencing each of Mohammad Ibrahim Al Touk and Mohammad Radi Abdullah to death penalty and revoking their nationalities. It also upheld life term jail against each of Salah Saeed, Ibrahim Jaafar Hasan, Ali Abdulakrim Marzouq, Laith Khalil Al Touk, Ali Ahmad Ali, revoked citizenships of 4 of them and issued 10-year jail term against Sayed Mortada Al-Sanadi and Kassim Abdullah Ali and revoked their citizenships as well.
Muezzin, Killer of Bin Sheddah Mosque Imam Sentenced to Death
A Bahraini court sentenced a muezzin (an Asian national) to death on Wednesday (October 31, 2018) for killing and dismembering a mosque imam
Court Upholds 10-Year Prison Sentence against Sheikh Hassan Isa
Bahrain’s First High Court of Appeal upheld a 10-year prison term issued against a prominent Al-Wefaq Society Official and former MP Sheikh Hassan Isa.
One Month Jail Term Handed Down to Child over Assembly in Diraz
The Third Bahraini Minor Criminal Court acquitted a Bahraini child of the charge of Molotov cocktail possession due to lack of evidence, while sentencing him to one month in jail for his participation in an assembly.
One-Year Jail Term Handed down to Candidate over Cheque without Balance worth 24000 BD, Newspaper
Local Bahraini Al-Bilad daily said that a verdict was issued 12 days ago sentencing a candidate running in the second directorate of the capital governorate for a year in prison over giving a cheque without a balance.
Trial of Businessman Accused of Fraud and Running out of Bahrain Using His Brother’s ID Commences
A Bahraini businessman convicted in a fraud case could run away to Saudi Arabia and then emirates using his brother’s ID. When the incident was discovered and it was known that he left the country using his brother’s ID, a notice was circulated and he was arrest through the Interpol in Emirates and was returned to Bahrain.
Gulf National Sentenced to One Year in Jail over Attacking Policeman
The First High Criminal Court sentenced a Gulf national (33 years) to one year in jail over attacking a policeman. The Court indicated in its merits that it treated the accused with a measure of clemency within the limits of Article 72 of the Penal Code.