BAHRAIN: KILLERS OF UAE OFFICER GET DEATH SENTENCE
February 26, 2015: Three men were sentenced to death by a Bahrain court and seven others were given a life term for killing three policemen including one from the UAE. The kingdomâs Public Prosecution said on its Twitter account that the men were found guilty of killing three policemen last March, including Lieutenant Tareq Mohammed Al Shehhi from the UAE.
The defendants who escaped the death penalty were sentenced to life imprisonment and will have their citizenship stripped, said defence attorney Mohammed Al Tajir. He said he will appeal the verdict.
âThree defendants were sentenced to death and life imprisonment (was handed down) for the remaining accused,â the public prosecution said on its Twitter account, adding that a number the men will be stripped of their nationality. (Sources: gulfbusiness.com, 27/02/2015)