Nun to pay for damaging nuclear plant

Last updated 08:24 29/01/2014
Michael R Walli, Megan Rice and Greg Boertje-Obed

GREY MENACE: Michael R Walli, Megan Rice and Greg Boertje-Obed breached security fences at one of the US' most sensitive nuclear facilities.

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A US judge has ordered a nun and two other Catholic peace activists to pay nearly US$60,000 for damaging the primary US storehouse for bomb-grade uranium, but they will have to wait to find out if they are going to prison.

The three were convicted of sabotage last year after they broke into the nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

The sentencing hearing for Sister Megan Rice, Michael Walli and Greg Boertje-Obed has been delayed after the federal courthouse in Knoxville shut down because of snow.

The government has recommended sentences of about six to nine years in prison each.

The restitution covers damage incurred at the plant when the three cut through fences and painted slogans on the outside wall of the uranium processing plant. The protesters also splattered blood and hammered on the wall.

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