Military Appeal Court Upholds Death Penalties and Revocation of Nationalities of Bahrainis Accused of “Plotting to Assassinate Military Chief Commander”
2018-02-21 - 8:31 p
Bahrain Mirror: The High Military Court of Appeals upheld the death sentences and the revocation of citizenships of the defendants accused of plotting to assassinate the Bahraini Commander-in-Chief Marshal Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.
The military court also reduced the prison sentence of a number of appellants to five years instead of seven, suspended the appeal of 5 defendants who had been sentenced in absentia and refused the appeal of the military prosecution against five defendants, acquitted by a first instance court.
On 25 December 2017, a military court (first instance) sentenced "Mubarak Adel Mubarak Muhanna, Fadel Sayed Abbas Hassan Radhi, Sayed Alawi Hussein Alawi Hussein, Mohammed Abdulhassan Ahmed A-Mtaghawi, Sayed Mortada Majeed Ramadan Alawi (Al-Sindi) and Sheikh Habib Abdullah Hassan Ali (Al-Jamri)" to death and 15-year imprisonment, and ordered the revocation of their citizenships.
The court also sentenced "Mohammed AbdulHassan Saleh Al-Shehabi, Mohammed Abdul-Wahed Mohammed Al-Najjar, Hussain Mohammed Ahmed Shehab, Mohammad Yousuf Marhoon Al-Ajami, Hussein Ali Mohsen Badaw, Sayed Mohammed Qasim Mohammed, Ali Jaafar Hassan Al Rayes" to seven years in prison, also stripping them of their nationalities, while acquitting "Ali Ahmed Khalifa Salman (Al-Karbabadi), Hussain Essam Hussein Al-Darazi, Montazer Fawzi Abdul Karim Mahdi, Rami Ahmed Ali Al-Arish and Mohammed Abdullah Ibrahim Abbas."
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