GAZA: HAMAS SENTENCES PRISONER FOR MURDER
October 24, 2013: Gaza's Islamist Hamas rulers sentenced a murderer to death, the interior ministry said.
A court in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip sentenced a man who it did not name to "death by hanging for the murder of Aliyan al-Tilbani" during an armed burglary at a biscuit factory, a statement from public prosecutor Ismail Jaber said.
Four other men were sentenced to life in prison and forced labour, for taking part in the burglary during Tilbani's father was also wounded. (Sources: AFP, 24/10/2013)