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Justice confirmed the prison sentences for two men for the attack in Nice in 2016

Justice confirmed the prison sentences for two men for the attack in Nice in 2016
Justice confirmed the prison sentences for two men for the attack in Nice in 2016

They now have five days to file an appeal. The other six suspects, sentenced to between two and twelve years in prison, decided not to appeal.

a court of France confirmed this Thursday the Prison sentences for two men sentenced to 18 years in prisonresponsible for terrorist attack in Nice in 2016, where 86 people died.

In 2022, French justice ordered prison sentences for eight suspects in the attack in the Côte d’Azur city, where a man He rammed his truck into a crowd which celebrated the French National Day at night, on July 14, on the avenue Promenade des Anglaisone of the busiest.

The author was the jihadist group Islamic State (IS), which claimed responsibility for the attack, where one of the perpetrators was killed by the police. It was about Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlela 31-year-old Tunisian, who killed 86 people and injured more than 450 during his 4-minute ride.

At least 84 people died when Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel ran over a crowd gathering in Nice on the occasion of the French National Day.

The attack in the French city left 86 dead and hundreds injured

The attack in the French city left 86 dead and hundreds injured

Who are those convicted of the attack in Nice in 2016?

The two men who received confirmation of their sentences were Mohamed Ghraieba 48-year-old French-Tunisian hotel receptionist, and Chokri Chafroud, a 44-year-old undocumented Tunisian migrant. They were sentenced to 18 years in prison for helping the attacker, and both appealed their sentences.

In this way, the special criminal court in Paris confirmed their prison sentences, where They ruled that Ghraieb and Chafroud provided “logistical and ideological support” to Lahouaiej-Bouhlel.

The prosecutor had requested a sentence of 20 years in prison for the two men, who They now have five days to file an appeal. The other six suspects, sentenced to between two and twelve years in prison, They decided not to appeal.

Source: Ambito

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