Seven to 10-year jail for attacking security personnel
His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued law number 33 for 2012 amending article 221 of the Penal Code, according to a statement posted by the Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
According to the new added paragraph, imprisonment shall be the penalty for any person who assaults a member of the Public Security, BDF, the National Guard or the National Security Body.
The penalty shall be imprisonment for a period of no less than seven years if the assault results in a permanent and unintentional disability, no less than ten years if the assault deliberately causes a permanent disability and lifetime imprisonment if the assault leads to death.
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