|The People’s Court of Dak Lak on January 20 sentences ten defendants to life imprisonment for involving in the terrorist attack in the province last year__Photo: VNA
The People’s Court of Dak Lak on January 20 sentenced ten defendants to life imprisonment on the charge of terrorism in the trial of the case of “terrorism aimed at opposing the people’s administration, terrorism, organizing illegal exit or entry for others, and harboring criminals” that occurred in Cu Kuin district in the Central Highlands province on June 11 last year.
A total of 100 defendants were brought to court in connection with the case.
Five defendants were given 20 years in prison for terrorism aimed at opposing the people’s administration, and two others 19 years on the same charge.
Other defendants, including six on the run abroad, got jail sentences from 9 months to 18 years.
Ninety-two defendants in the case were ordered to pay compensation for agencies, organizations and individuals suffering material and mental damage.
On early June 11, 2023, two groups of armed persons attacked the headquarters of the People's Committees of Ea Tieu and Ea Ktur communes, including communal police offices, in Cu Kuin district, killing nine and injuring two.
In connection with this case, the provincial police in Dak Lak have conducted investigation and transferred 94 individuals to the provincial People's Procuracy on charges of terrorism against the people's government, engagement in terrorist activities, illegal immigration, and concealing criminals.- (VNA/VLLF)