TV News LIES

Sunday, Mar 26th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Military ‘Kill Team’ soldier David Bram sentenced to five years for war crimes in Afghanistan

‘Kill Team’ soldier David Bram sentenced to five years for war crimes in Afghanistan

E-mail Print PDF

Staff Sgt. david BramA U.S. Army sergeant, the eleventh "Kill Team" soldier convicted of crimes in the widest-ranging prosecution of war crimes in the ten years of the Afghanistan War, was sentenced Friday to five years in jail for misconduct.

David Bram, 27, was found guilty on all but two of nine counts including solicitation to commit murder, conspiracy to commit assault and trying to derail the investigation into the slaying of innocent Afghans, reports the Associated Press.

Bram's crimes involved the beating of subordinate soldier, Private Justin Stoner, who had exposed the rampant use of hashish among U.S. troops in Afghanistan and led Army investigators to uncover the heinous crimes of the 'Kill Team," which involved the murdering of villagers for sport.

The five-soldier jury returned their guilty verdict after 90 minutes of deliberation, but acquitted Bram of abusing Afghan detainees and planting an AK-47 near a corpse after a shooting in January 2010.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


8 current and former Navy officials charged in 'Fat Leonard' bribery case

Fat Leonard scandal in US NavyThe Justice Department unsealed an indictment on Tuesday that charges eight current and former Navy officials...

Marines Probed For Posting Nude Photos Of Female Colleagues

Marines posted nude photos of female colleaguesThe U.S. Marine Corps is looking into the suspected distribution of nude photographs of female members...

Petraeus and other ex-generals oppose bill to let mentally ill vets get guns

PetraeusA coalition of retired admirals and generals, including former CIA director and retired Army Gen. David...

Berta Cáceres court papers show murder suspects' links to US-trained elite troops

Berta CaceresLeaked court documents raise concerns that the murder of the Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres was an...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!