A Bahraini court sentenced three defendants of leading and joining a terrorist group and of receiving fund from a group that is engaged in terrorist activity.
The court ordered a life sentence to one, while the second was sentenced to 10 years in prison in addition to a fine of $265,000 and the third was sentenced to three years in prison.
The case revolved around the leaders of the outlawed terrorist group February 14 Coalition, which recruited the second defendant in order to be a member in the organization and work under its umbrella and serve its objectives to carry out riots, sabotage, unauthorized demonstrations, and terrorist operations in the area of Buri.
The Bahraini Public Prosecution revealed that the second defendant recruited the third member to join the terrorist group in case he was arrested, so he can be his successor, putting him in contact with leaders of the group outside the kingdom.
The prosecution also said that the first defendant affiliated with Saraya al-Mukhtar terrorist organization, also appointed the second defendant to carry out terrorist operations in the area of Buri, using explosives to target public locations.