Another Abu Ghraib guard pleads guilty

[JURIST] A second guard charged in the torture of inmates at Abu Ghraib [JURIST Hot Topic archive] pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges and was sentenced to prison time. Specialist Roman Krol, a Russian-born US citizen serving as an interrogator for the US Army, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and maltreating detainees before a military court martial. Krol was sentenced to 10 months confinement, was reduced in rank to private, and will receive a bad conduct discharge at the end of his sentence. As previously reported in JURIST's Paper Chase, Sergeant Javal Davis also pled guilty yesterday to Abu Ghraib-related charges; his sentencing hearing begins today. AP has more.



 

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