Court sentences three men to death for killing a policeman

Ahram Online , Tuesday 24 May 2022

A Qalioubiya Criminal Court sentenced three men to death on Tuesday for killing a policeman and injuring three others in a case that dates back to 2013.

High Court of Justice

 

The court sentenced the three defendants to death by hanging and one other to life in prison for killing a low-ranking policeman in Qaha, Qalioubiya.

According to the prosecution, the defendants stole a car while armed with two automatic rifles and, amid their escape, passed by a police checkpoint, where they opened fire, killing a policeman and injuring others.

This is considered a first-degree sentence that can be appealed.

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