IRAQ: DIYALA COURT SENTENCES IS MEMBER TO DEATH OVER ASSISTING SUICIDE ATTACKERS IN BLASTS
December 28, 2017:
Diyala Criminal Court issued two death sentences against a terrorist for transferring suicide attackers who blew up themselves in the province. (Sources: IraqiNews.com, 02/01/2018)
Abdul Sattar Bir Qadar, spokesperson for the High Judicial Council, said in a statement on December 28, “Diyala Criminal Court made two verdicts of death sentence against an Islamic State member who took part in several terrorist crimes in the provinces.”
“Among the operations that he carried out was transferring two suicide attackers, one of whom blew up himself in a funeral, while the other targeted a coffee shop in Muqdadiya,” Bir Qadar added.
The two verdicts, according to the statement, were based on provisions of the Counter-Terrorism law.