MANAMA, 16th November, 2015 (WAM) — Bahraini Advocate General, Ahmed Al-Hammadi, has announced that the High Criminal Court has handed down life sentences to 12 suspects on trial for carrying out terrorist activities in the Kingdom, and revoked their citizenship.

According to Bahrain News Agency, BNA, The 12 suspects faced terror-related charges of attempted murder, acquiring and using high-grade explosives against policemen and civilians, arson, illegal assembly and rioting.

Evidence presented by the Public Prosecution during the trial revealed that investigations had directly linked the defendants to six bombings carried out between 2013 and 2014 in and around Daih village in the Northern Governorate, which targeted policemen.