Court upholds 3-year jail term in Salt Hospital case

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AMMAN — The Amman Court of Appeals on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by convicts in the Salt Hospital oxygen outage case, and upheld their conviction and sentencing to a three-year prison term each for causing the death of nine people, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The court declared the ruling final, and upheld the acquittal of eight other people in the case.

A panel of jurists at the Amman Magistrates Court, which has the jurisdiction on the oxygen outage case, has found four former directors and an oxygen technician in the hospital guilty of causing death, 10 times, and handed them prison terms of three years.

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