Morocco has sentenced to death 10 members of a banned
A Moroccan court handed down death sentences to 10 members of the banned
Salfiya Jihad group. Salfiya was said to have served as a subcontractor for
the suicide bombings, which killed 43 people in Casablanca in May.
Those sentenced to death included Salfiya leader Yusef Fikri and his
deputy Mohammed Damir, Middle East Newsline reported.
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The Casablanca court also sent another 21 Salfiya members to prison.
Their sentences ranged from one year to life in prison.
None of those sentenced on Saturday were accused of being linked to the
suicide strikes in Casablanca on May 16. Instead, they were convicted on
charges ranging from murder to belonging to an illegal organization.
Salfiya, however, was accused by authorities as having planned,
recruited and executed the suicide strikes for Al Qaida. The trial of those
accused of being connected to the May bombings will begin at the end of