“Paris terrorists” Abdeslam was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

BRUSSELS, 23 APR — RIA Novosti. The key accused of the terrorist attacks in Paris in 2015 abdeslem Salah was sentenced on Monday by the criminal court of Brussels to 20 years in prison for an armed attack in the Belgian capital in 2016 at police officers who tried to detain him.

The decision, according to the broadcast from the meeting, which takes place in the absence of the defendant, the judge announced that agreed with the arguments of the prosecution and investigation of intentional and terrorist acts by Saudi Arabia.

His accomplice, the native of Tunis Sufian Ayari, also was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Both sentenced to a fine in the amount of 12 thousand euros.

At the moment it is not clear where he will serve his sentence in April, as it passes accused on the case of the terrorist attacks in the French capital and is one of the Paris prisons. A major terrorist attack in the history of France