BAGHDAD The Central Criminal Court in the Presidency of the Federal Appeal of Baghdad, Rusafa sentenced to death hanging to death for a gang for the crime of drug trafficking and drugs.
According to a statement issued by the Information Center of the Supreme Judicial Council said that "the first body of the Central Criminal Court examined ten cases of convicts confessed to drug trafficking and narcotic tablets through two outlets, the first for trade of cocaine and hashish, and the source is from Brazil state to Iraq, and from Iraq to Lebanon."
The statement added that "the second port for the trade of narcotic pills according to confessions of convicts originated from Lebanon through Syria and then to Iraq and the southern provinces and the Gulf states."
It pointed out that "the death sentence by hanging to death against them comes in accordance with the provisions of Article 27/1 of the Law on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances No. 50 of 2017 and the meaning of Articles 47, 48 and 49 of the Penal Code.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency