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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Death Penalty Sought for 3 Accused of Murdering Hikers in Morocco

Counterterrorism & Security

7Dnews London

Thu, 27 Jun 2019 17:07 GMT

Moroccan prosecutors sought the death sentence for the three main suspects in the murder of two Scandinavian hikers at their trial before an anti-terror court on Thursday June 27st, AFP has reported.

The three admitted to killing Danish student Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and 28-year-old Norwegian Maren Ueland in the High Atlas mountains last December.

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