Nearly five years after the attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels, the attacker Mehdi Nemmouche has been sentenced to life in prison. A jury in the Belgian capital, announced the sentence against the French jihadis late on Monday night, after eight hours of deliberations. It is the claim of the Prosecutor's office followed.
The 33-Year-old had been spoken last week, guilty in the attack on the Jewish Museum on may 24. To may 2014, four people shot. The jury highlighted now, the Jihadist have shown no remorse for his actions and the memory of the victims of the "spots". The court also referred to Nemmouches "anti-Semitism" and its "dangerousness".
"Psychopath" and "coward"
The suspect followed the executions, showing no emotion. At the conclusion of the process he provoked the court with the remark: "life goes on." Against the judgment of a Revision, but no appeal is possible.
Prosecutor-General Yves Moreau had called Nemmouche on Monday as a "psychopath" and "coward". There are no extenuating circumstances. "You have killed, because it made you happy and because you knew that you take no risk."
15 years in prison for accomplice
Nemmouches accomplice Nacer Bendrer, was sentenced to 15 years in prison. The 30-year-old Frenchman had supplied the weapons for the attack.
The attack on the Jewish Museum had internationally taken care of for horror. Nemmouche shot and killed at the time, an Israeli couple, a Belgian Museum employee, and a French volunteer.
The Frenchman was arrested six days later in Marseille in possession of the weapon. According to the prosecution, additional evidence, such as DNA-traces at the crime scene, fingerprints on the weapons, and a claim of responsibility video, without a doubt his fault.
lawyers: Mossad was the case
His attorneys built their defense strategy in the course of the eight weeks of court proceedings, on the Theory that their client had been made a "trap". Accordingly, Nemmouche from Iranian or Lebanese intelligence agents should be in a "targeted execution of Mossad agent" pulled in.
attorney General Moreau, to be referred to as the "stupid stuff". Also, the court gave these remarks not to Believe them.
The attack on the Jewish Museum was, according to the indictment, the first in Europe, was perpetrated by a Syria-returnees. Nemmouche had fought from the beginning of 2013 and beginning of 2014, on the side of the jihadists militia Islamic state (IS) in Syria.
in the Northern French city of Roubaix-born Nemmouche is currently in a process in France, due to the kidnapping of four French journalists in Syria. Two of the four kidnapping victims had a say in the process in Brussels, Nemmouche as a prison guard and torturer of the IS to recognize. (chk/sda)
Created: 12.03.2019, 02:27 PM