Jordan extradites wanted man to UAE

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AMMAN — Jordan has extradited Khalaf Abdel Rahman Hamid Al-Rumaithi, who was wanted by the UAE, according to a statement released by a UAE news agency on Wednesday. اضافة اعلان

Rumaithi had been sentenced in absentia by the UAE’s Federal Supreme Court in 2013 to 15 years in prison for charges related to the establishment of a secret organization affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, aimed at opposing the fundamental principles of the UAE's system of government.

ExtraditionThe extradition of Rumaithi was conducted in compliance with an arrest warrant issued against him and the agreements on legal and judicial cooperation established by the Council of Arab Interior Ministers, which are designed to apprehend criminals evading justice within Arab countries.

As per the Criminal Procedures Law in the UAE, Rumaithi will face a retrial in accordance with the applicable legal provisions.

These provisions state that if an accused individual is arrested after being sentenced in absentia or voluntarily surrenders, they must be retried on the same charges they were originally convicted for.

The UAE government has emphasized its commitment to safeguarding its security, sovereignty, and stability, as well as ensuring the safety and security of its citizens and residents. It has reaffirmed its determination to pursue individuals evading justice, prosecute them, and implement just rulings against them.

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