Jordan refers MP Imad Al-Adwan to State Security Court

Imad Al-Adwan
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AMMAN — Jordanian authorities have decided to refer MP Imad Al-Adwan and other suspects to the public prosecutor of the State Security Court for their involvement in multiple instances of smuggling and trafficking firearms, gold, electronic cigarettes, and other items, as per their confessions.اضافة اعلان

The majority of the parliament voted on Sunday to lift the immunity of MP -Adwan, who was detained by Israeli authorities on April 23, for questioning related to an alleged smuggling operation of firearms and gold.

In a press conference, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmad Al-Safadi, stated that MP Adwan entered the Jordanian border after being released from Israeli detention.

Safadi added that the decision to lift the immunity was made at the request of the State Security Court Prosecutor.

Earlier on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced that MP Adwan was handed over by Israeli authorities to the concerned Jordanian security authorities at the King Hussein Bridge.

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