Al-Karkh Criminal Court issued sentences to life in prison against four convicted who threatened the educational institutes , the doctors and the citizens in Baghdad.
The statement of the Media Center of the Supreme Judicial Council stated that the first commission of Al –Karkh Criminal Court sentenced four convicted to life in prison due to threat and blackmail the citizens in al-Huriya area.
The statement reported that the convicted prisoners threatened the educational institutes, the doctors and rich people and demanded money . If they do not pay money , their houses will be targeted by the hand grenades.
It mentioned that the blackmail included the owners of generators in the same area and the sentences were in accordance with article (4/1)of Anti-Terrorism law No.(13) of 2005.