Yemen Court Jails Five Qaida Militants
[An Nahar] A Yemeni court specializing in terrorism cases sentenced five Yemenis to between four and 10 years in prison Sunday on charges of membership in Al-Qaeda and for plotting to carry out terrorist attacks.
Key defendant Mohammed Muawada was placed in durance vile
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
for 10 years while three accomplices were given a 6-year prison sentence each and the fifth one was sentenced to four years in jail, according to the verdicts announced by judge Hilal Mahfal.
Four other suspects were released on parole while two were set free.
All 11 had been locked away
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
on charges of "membership in Al-Qaeda" and "plotting to attack vital installations, military camps, foreign embassies" as well as security officials across Yemen.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-07