Al Hoceima: Hirak activist gets 20 years in prison

The Court in Al Hoceima sentenced nine Hirak activists to jail sentences ranging from 1 year to 20 years.

The Court in Al Hoceima yesterday condemned the 19-year-old Jamal Oulad Abdenabi to 20 years ' imprisonment. He was accused of lighting a fire in a dormitory of the police and obstructing the public highway for the emergency services, reports the Spanish news agency EFE.

Jamal Oulad Abdenabi, a resident of Beni Bouâayach, was arrested on March 26, when a group of Hirak activists a police building in Imzouren (region Al Hoceima) fired.

Four others were sentenced to three years in prison, three were sentenced to two years in prison and one other was sentenced to a year in prison. They were prosecuted for participating in an unauthorized demonstration, not following commands, armed gathering, insulting police officers and inflicting damage to public property.

The Court in Al Hoceima suggested the process against 23 other Hirak-activists from to september, reports H24info.