IRAQ: MAN SENTENCED TO HANG FOR MURDER
November 5, 2018:
An Iraqi court on 4 November 2018 sentenced to death one of the assassins of the head of the Passport Directorate of Babylon (Babil) province, Commander Safa al-Dulaimi. (Sources: Kurdistan 24, 04/11/2018)
In late-June, a group of gunmen intercepted the director’s vehicle and killed him with machine gun fire.
Shortly after, Iraqi security authorities claimed to have arrested the commander’s assassins. However, the fate of the other detainees is yet unknown.