Qadisiya Criminal Court sentenced two convicts who had kidnapped a person and had bargained his family for money after killing him to death by hanging.
The victim is taxi driver . The convicts had hired him from garage in Baghdad to Qadisiya then they had strangled and had killed him by sharp tool , a statement of the Media Center of the Supreme Judicial Council said.
The convicts had thrown the victim's body in a river then they called his family and demanded money to release him claiming they kidnapped their son and they would not release him unless payment fifty thousand dollars.
The statement added the court considered the case and sentenced them to death by hanging in accordance with article (4/1) and pursuant to article(2/1) of Anti-Terrorism Act.