2 artefacts smugglers sentenced to 'Rigorous Imprisonment'

  • 29-10-2023, 12:08
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     Baghdad - INA 
    Wasit Criminal Court sentenced on Sunday, two men to two years rigorous imprisonment for the crime of artefacts smuggling.
    The Supreme Judicial Council said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "both of the accused were seized in possession of (175) artefacts."
     “Sentencing them is based on the provisions of Article 44 / the first part of the Antiquities and Heritage Law No. 55 of 2002 and in terms of articles 47, 48 and 49 of the Penal Code," the statement said.