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Diyala Criminal Court sentences terrorist to death for murder


Diyala Criminal Court has sentenced on Sunday a terrorist to death over murder and kidnap cases.

Iraq's Higher Judicial Council spokesperson Judge Abdul Sattar al-Beeraqdar said in a statement took this decision after the defendant was convicted of murdering 19 people and kidnapping two others in Diyala.

Beeraqdar pointed out that the defendant was also accused of joining al-Qaeda terrorist group.