The High Criminal Court sentenced a man to life in prison, for funding terrorist activities in the Kingdom. The court also ordered him to pay a fine of BD500,000. Another man involved in this case was given a 10-year jail term and a fine of BD100,000. Court files say the suspects are members of Al Wafa mainstream, a famed terrorist organisation.
The duo funded rioters to carry out hooliganism and unpermitted demonstrations in the Kingdom. The first defendant collected the money from anti-Bahrain organisations abroad and transferred it to Bahrain while the second defendant distributed the funds to rioters and terrorists to cover their costs.