22-09-2021 04:43 PM Jerusalem Timing

Bahrain Court Sentences 12 for Killing Policeman

Bahrain Court Sentences 12 for Killing Policeman

A court in Bahrain handed down on Wednesday various verdicts, including a death sentence, to a dozen people over their alleged involvement in a bomb attack last year that killed a policeman

A court in Bahrain handed down on Wednesday various verdicts, including a death sentence, to a dozen people over their alleged involvement in a bomb attack last year that killed a policeman.police

The High Criminal Court sentenced a Bahraini man, whose identity was not disclosed, to death over the bombing near the village of East Eker, south of the capital, Manama, last July, which claimed the life of a policeman.

Four defendants were given 10 years in jail in the same case, and the court sentenced seven others to life in prison.

All the convicted men, most of them sentenced in absentia, were also ordered to be stripped of their citizenship.