Bahrain: Expat Robbed – Court Rejects Thief’s Appeal

Court rejects appeal of thief.
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The Court of Cassation rejected an appeal by a thief who stole an amount of 60 dinars by force using a firearm aimed at the head of an expat victim working in a grocery shop in Sanad, and who is sentenced to 5 years in prison after having been his 10 years sentence reduced earlier.

The details of the incident began after two expats reported an attack on them in their grocery shop in Sanad. Four masked persons in a black car invaded the shop and managed to steal a sum of money from them.

 One of them said that he was surprised when the masked men entered the shop and closed the door. They began shouting and asked him to hand over the money in their possession. One of the masked men put a gun on his forehead and threatened him with it.

The worker also indicated that another masked man was holding a knife placed in his back, which caused him to fall on the ground, and they were able to steal 60 dinars in the drawer before running away.

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