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Bahraini Justice Looks in Cases of Three Gangs | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Manama – Bahraini Public Prosecution announced that the High Criminal Court and the Appeal Court will look in February in three criminal cases of 20 individuals accused of torturing youths and robbing possessions in an excuse that the victims are cooperating with the police and notifying them about wanted individuals.

The High Criminal Court will consider in its first session on the ninth of February the case of torturing an 18-year old victim until death – four are being accused of committing this crime but two haven’t been captured yet, according to the Public Prosecution.

On October 4 2016, an unidentified person was found unconscious and severely injured – he was promptly transferred to the hospital. His father identified him through a picture on the social network websites since the guy remained in a coma before passing away days after.

The second case is that of 11 accused of torturing a 26-year Bahraini, destroying his vehicle and stealing his mobile for the purpose of getting information from him. Ages of the accused range between 15 and 24.

In another case, the Appeal Court will issue its sentence on February 27 in the case of five adults and two youths who are accused of torturing, raping, kidnapping and robbing.

The two youths, 13-17, are accused of captivating a Bahraini citizen who is 16 years old, imprisoning him and causing him psychological and physical damage.

The Public Prosecution referred this case to the High Criminal Court and Bahrain Youth Court regarding the two youths. Adults were sentenced for seven years in prison and the sentence was appealed.