DONETSK, June 9. /TASS/. The Supreme Court of the Donetsk People’s Republic has found British nationals Shaun Pinner and Aiden Aslin and Moroccan national Brahim Saadoun guilty in a trial where they were accused of taking part in hostilities on the side of Ukraine as mercenaries, according to a TASS reporter in the courtroom.
"Based on the results of the examination of the evidence in its totality that was conducted in this trial, the court comes to the conclusion that the guilt of Shaun Pinner, Aiden Aslin and Brahim Saadoun has been proved," according to the verdict.
On June 6, the DPR’s Supreme Court began considering the case of two Britons and a Moroccan who took part in the hostilities on the side of Ukraine.
The Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic previously reported that testimony obtained from Pinner, Aslin and Brahim Saadoun proved their involvement in the commission of crimes such as forcible seizure of power and mercenarism. The Prosecutor General's Office noted that mercenaries could face a death penalty.