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Policemen murder suspects stand trial
09 : 23 PM - 17/04/2011
Manama, April 17 (BNA) Seven suspects, charged with the murder of two policemen while on duty, appeared today before the Lower National Safety Court for trial, the military Public Prosecutor said.
Ali Abdullah Hassan Al Sinkis, Qassim Hassan Matar Ahmed, Saeed Abdul Jalil Saeed, Essa Abdullah Qadhim Ali, Abdul Aziz Abdul Ridha Ibrahim Hussain, Al Sayed Sadaq Ali Mehdi and Hussain Jafar Abdul Karim are facing different charges including pre-meditated murder of a government employee while on duty.
The court hearing was adjourned till April 19 to listen to witnesses and allow lawyers to submit more defence documents.

The hearing was attended by an MP, human rights activists and the suspects’ families.
One of the suspects was allowed to see a family member after the hearing at a request by his lawyer.


BNA 1703 GMT 2011/04/17

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