Baghdad / Judiciary Media
The Karkh Investigation Court, which is concerned with terrorism issues, has confirmed the statements of five accused of the crime of preparing an explosive device to extort a citizen in Alhuriah District for failing to pay him a financial sum.
"the five defendants confessed before the investigating judge to prepare a homemade sound device to use to plant terror and pressure on a citizen for the purpose of blackmailing him with money."A statement issued by the Media Center of the supreme Judicial Council
"the defendants in the record of their statements before the investigating judge explicitly confessed to committing many crimes of extortion in the Dulaie District and other areas." The statement said He added that "the court has ratified their statements and all procedures have been taken against them in accordance with the Article IV / 1 of the Anti-Terrorism Law No. 13 of 2005".