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Courts release trial notices via daily newspapers

Security members are seen outside the State Security Court
(Photo: Jordan News)


AMMAN — Several courts on Monday notified 129 suspects in various cases via Jordan’s most widespread newspapers to attend their trials on charges of violating defense orders.اضافة اعلان

Otherwise, the courts will implement Article 169 of the Code of Criminal Procedure that will allow courts to judge those in absentia if they do not show up to proceedings on time. During such cases, a judge may order a warrant for a defendant’s arrest, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

The Kingdom introduced the defense laws in mid-March of last year, due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus. The orders are still in force to this day and will remain until the pandemic is over.

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