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British, Moroccan citizens, charged in DPR with mercenarism, partially admit guilt

They may be sentenced to capital punishment

DONETSK, June 8. /TASS/. UK citizens Sean Pinner and Aiden Aislin, as well as Morocco citizen Saadun Brahim, charged with participation in the Ukrainian conflict as mercenaries, partially admitted their guilt during the Supreme Court hearing Wednesday.

On Monday, the DPR Supreme Court commenced the hearing of the trio’s case in substance.

Previously, the Prosecutor General’s Office of the republic said that, during questioning of Pinner, Aislin and Brahim, they were found involved in crimes, classified as "crime committed in a group", "forced seizure of power or forced holding of power," and "mercenarism." According to a senior Prosecutor General’s Office official Viktor Gavrilov, the trio may be sentenced to capital punishment.