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Court acquits Bahrain opposition leader in Qatar spy case

Multiple Bahraini activists confirmed his acquittal on Twitter but he remains behind bars serving a prison sentence for inciting hatred handed down in 2014.


PTI Qatar
Updated: 21-06-2018 14:28 IST
Court acquits Bahrain opposition leader in Qatar spy case

Multiple Bahraini activists confirmed his acquittal on Twitter but he remains behind bars serving a prison sentence. for inciting hatred handed down in 2014. (Image Credit: Twitter)

A court in Bahrain today acquitted the head of the Shiite opposition of all charges in his trial for alleged spying for regional rival Qatar, activists said.

"Sheikh Ali Salman was found innocent," Sheikh Maytham al-Salman of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights told AFP.

Multiple Bahraini activists confirmed his acquittal on Twitter but he remains behind bars serving a prison sentence for inciting hatred handed down in 2014.

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