Indictment list against Awadallah, Sharif Hassan finalized

Bassem Awadallah
Bassem Awadallah (Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The attorney general on Sunday approved the indictment list issued by the prosecutor general against the two prime suspects in the so-called “sedition case”, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

Former senior official Bassem Awadallah and Sharif Hassan will stand trial at the State Security Court (SSC) next week, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The indictment charges the defendants with the crime of being complicit in incitement against the state, in violation of Article 149/1 of the law, as well as the crime of being complicit in carrying out acts that would endanger society and security and sow sedition, in violation of articles two and seven of the 2006 Anti-Terrorism Law and its amendments.

The indictment list also included the possession of narcotics for the purpose of personal use, as well as the use of narcotics.

The defendants will be informed of the charges, after which the case will be referred to the State Security Court, according to Al-Mamlaka.

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