Saudi princess Hassa bint Salman found guilty for her role in Paris beating

Princess Hassa Bint Salman, Sister of Saudi Crown Prince, Faces Paris Trial: (Photo http://www.newageislam.com)

The sister of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been found guilty of ordering a bodyguard to beat and humiliate a local craftsman who was renovating her luxury Paris apartment three years ago.

Princess Hassa bint Salman Al Saud was handed a 10-month suspended sentence and fined €10,000 ($16,050 AUD) by a French court Thursday.

She was sentenced in absentia and found guilty of armed violence and complicity to hold someone against their will. Her bodyguard was handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay a €5,000 ($8,025 AUD) fine.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.