Aug 4, 2011

6,060 year sentence in Prison for 4 Army Soldiers Imposed

6,060 year sentence: The killings of 201 men, women and children during the Central American Country's civil war in 1982 have caused three former army second lieutenant a 6,066 years imprisonment sentenced.

The decision was announced by Guatemalan court on Tuesday stating that Manuel Pop Sun, Reyes Collin Gualip and Daniel Martinez's sentences include thirty years for each death, plus thirty years for crimes against humanity.

"This court unanimously declared the accused as perpetrators of murder. For this crime, a sentence of 30 years in prison for each victim comes to a total of 6,030 years," the Guatemalan court said.

The three men are former members the Guatemalan military's elite Kaibil unit.

Meanwhile, former Second Lt. Carlos Antonio Carias, who received the same verdict because of his involvement in the massacre in the village of Dos Erres in Guatemala's Northern Peten region in December 7, 1982, received an extra six years for stealing the victims' belonging.

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