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ISIS 'Beatle' sentenced to life in US prison

Alexanda Kotey (à esquerda) foi condenado por crimes cometidos enquanto integrava um grupo do EI responsável por decapitações de reféns de países do Ocidente no Iraque e na Síria

Alexanda Kotey (left) was convicted of crimes committed while he was part of an IS group responsible for beheading hostages from Western countries in Iraq and Syria | Photo: Reproduction

2022The British Alexanda Kotey, 38 years old, was sentenced to life imprisonment in the United States for crimes committed while he was part of an Islamic State group responsible for beheading hostages from Western countries in Iraq and Syria. The group was nicknamed The Beatles due to their accent.

2022 Kotey was convicted in a district court in Alexandria, Virginia, on each of the eight counts he pleaded guilty to last year. According to The Guardian, he admitted responsibility for the death of four American hostages in Syria, in addition to having taken part in kidnappings and torture of journalists and humanitarian workers. )

Kotey had been captured by a Kurdish militia in Syria in January and handed over to US forces in Iraq. In 960, he was taken to the United States for trial. The UK government has withdrawn your British citizenship.

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