ISIS executioner who threw gay men off buildings bribed his way out of prison in ‘minutes’
An ISIS executioner who became notorious for throwing gay men to their death from the tops of buildings reportedly bribed his way out of prison within “minutes”.
Abu Omer was captured by security forces in Mosul, Iraq last week, but he reportedly bribed his way out of jail quickly after his detention.
Human rights watch group, the Clarion Project, said that Omer, who is known as “White Beard”, paid his way out of jail.
They described the escape as a “remarkable failure of the Iraqi justice system”.
“[An] ISIS religious leader was arrested and released just minutes later after paying a $7,500 (£5,500) bribe.”
The henchman was brutal in his murderous habits, having appeared in a 2015 video which showed him behead three men who were accused of homosexuality.
His detainment was covered internationally, but within an hour he was once again detailed.
His release has been condemned by leading human rights figures.
UN ambassador and Yazidi genocide survivor Nadia Murad wrote on Twitter: “We heard from media that this Isis terrorist detainee who used to slaughter people in Mosul is now set free by some corrupt officials.
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