US Soldier Jailed For Nearly Four Years In Russia Over Theft & Threat To Kill His Girlfriend

Date: 20-06-2024 9:31 am (3 weeks ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
- at 20-06-2024 09:31 AM (3 weeks ago)
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A Russian court has sentenced a US soldier to three years and nine months in jail on charges of theft and threatening to kill his girlfriend, state news agencies reported.

Staff Sgt Gordon Black was sentenced by a court in Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East and will serve his time in a penal colony.

Sgt Black, who was arrested in May, had pleaded not guilty to the murder threat charges but admitted he was “partially” guilty of stealing 10,000 roubles ($116; £89) from her.

He will appeal the verdict, state news agencies said. Prosecutors had called for him to be jailed for four years and eight months, while his defence asked for him to be acquitted, reports the BBC.

US officials said Sgt Black, 34, met his girlfriend in South Korea.

Posted: at 20-06-2024 09:31 AM (3 weeks ago) | Addicted Hero
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Posted: at 20-06-2024 10:51 AM (3 weeks ago) | Grande Master
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