Minuta, one of the members of the “Oath Keepers” group that came to the fore in the congress raid on January 6, 2021 in the USA, was sentenced to 4 years and 6 months in prison for “setting up a provocative plot”.
Minuta, in front of US District Judge Amit Mehta, expressed that he was ashamed of his crime and that he was “defeated by his emotions”.
Mehta, who claimed to be a “political criminal”, said, “This is not about politics, your beliefs. It’s about your behavior.” gave the answer.
Minuta becomes the third Oath Keepers member to be sentenced for provocative conspiracy, the most serious charge in the Capitol raid.
Stewart Rhodes, founder of Oath Keepers, was sentenced last week to 18 years in prison, the longest sentence for the raid.
Ministry of Justice; He sought 17 years in prison for Minuta and 25 years for Rhodes.
He was detained in March 2021
According to documents cited by the court to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Roger Stone’s bodyguard, Roberto Minuta, was detained in March 2021 on charges that he and Isaac Steve Sturgeon took part in the January 6 raid on the Capitol in Washington DC.
On the day of the attack, Minuta, who was shown in the footage of her giving security support to Roger Stone during political rallies, had entered the Capitol with other Oath Keepers members and pushed the police officers away by uttering abusive words, according to prosecutors.
In the documents, it was stated that Minuta, wearing a military uniform-like outfit and equipment, and a crest associated with the far-right group “Oath Keepers”, broke through the police barricade.