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Paris attack convict gets 20-year sentence in Brussels trial

Last Modified Monday, 23 April 2018 (17:37 IST)
Brussels:  A on Monday sentenced Salah Abdeslam, the prime surviving suspect in the 2015 attacks on Paris, to 20 years in prison over a shootout with police in Brussels in 2016.
 

Abdeslam's co-defendant Sofien Ayari also received a 20-year term for attempted terrorist murder.While his lawyer argued Abdeslam, 28, should be acquitted because of a procedural error, prosecutors had charged him with attempted murder over the in March 2016, days before his arrest, and called for a jail term of 20 years.

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