SHAFAQNA- The Al Khalifeh regime issued life sentences for fake charges against Shia activists for the so-called ‘forming a terrorist cell’, according to Iran Press .
According to local news outlets, the court sentenced the first five suspects to life in jail and handed down the other sixth and seventh suspects to seven-year jail terms.
On Wednesday, the Bahraini officials claimed that the suspects were possessing and manufacturing explosives, possessing firearms and ammunition without a license, receiving training on weapons and explosive materials and funding terrorism.
The Bahraini court claimed in its sham cases against these activists that they were “Planning to Blow Up ATMs”.
A teenager, named as ‘Abdul Hadi Rajab’ is among the convicts.
Thousands of anti-regime protesters have held demonstrations in Bahrain on an almost daily basis ever since a popular uprising began in the country in mid-February 2011.
They are demanding that the Al Khalifa regime relinquish power and allow a just system representing all Bahrainis to be established, IQNA told.
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