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MoI Announces Receiving Dissident Ahmed Jaafar, Says He is Sentenced to 3 Life-Imprisonment Terms, 10 Years Detention

2022-01-25 - 10:25 am

Bahrain Mirror: The Bahraini Interior Ministry officially announced receiving dissident Bahraini, Ahmed Jaffar Mohammed Ali, 49, from Serbia.

It said in a statement "Fugitive, Ahmed Jaffar Mohammed Ali, 49, was returned on Monday following efforts by the International and Interpol Affairs Directorate of the General Directorate of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security. This success was brought about as part of a joint operation between member countries of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol). Ahmed Jaafar was sentenced to three life-imprisonment terms and ten years detention for terrorism-related offences between 2012 and 2015, including murder, and manufacturing and possessing explosives."

The Directorate said that he was arrested after coordination and communication with a friendly country. He was previously a fugitive in Iran, and Interpol had issued a Red Notice against him following a request by Bahrain.

The Directorate emphasized that all required legal proceedings were taken in accordance with the Public Prosecution so as to enforce the law.

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