IRAQ: MAN GETS SIX DEATH SENTENCES OVER MASS KILLINGS IN BAGHDAD
September 18, 2018:
An Iraqi criminal court sentenced a man to death six times on September 16, 2018 over his involvement in mass killings and kidnappings in the capital Baghdad. (Sources: IraqiNews.com, 16/09/2018)
“Dhi Qar Criminal Court has handed down six death sentences for a man, who was found guilty of murdering seven people, kidnapping two and attempting to kill two others,” Spokesman for the Supreme Judicial Council Judge Abdul-Sattar al-Birqdar was quoted by Alghad Press as saying on September 16.
According to al-Birqdar, “the convict, who is belonging to a terrorist group, committed these crimes in al-Husseiniya and Abu Ghraib districts in Baghdad.”