Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Bern Biker trial - Hells Angels, Bandidos and Broncos

Prison sentences of varying lengths have been dished out. One of the main defendants was given eight years for premeditated attempted murder. Another was sentenced to 42 months for attempted grievous bodily harm. A further 19 bikers were tried for brawling or aiding and abetting with most convicted. During the trial most of the accused remained silent.

The violence in Belp erupted after the Bandidos tried to open a chapter there. The Hells Angels and their allies the Broncos saw this as a provocation and responded.
Hells Angels, Bandidos, and their associates faced off outside court in the Swiss capital Bern before the start of a trial into a violent clash between the two gangs in May 2019. Two men are accused of attempted intentional homicide, while another is charged with grievous bodily harm. Cops seized an assault rifle, six pistols, knives, machetes, tasers, pepper sprays and baseball bats.