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Seven gov’t employees jailed for issuing forged work permits, embezzlement

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny appears on screen via a video link from prison during a court hearing, at a court in the town of Petushki some 120 kilometres outside Moscow, on May 26, 2021. (Pho
(Photo: Jordan News)


AMMAN — A judicial body specialized in corruption cases at the Amman Court of First Instance Tuesday convicted six government employees for issuing forged work permits and agricultural certificates, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

During a public session presided over by Judge Nasser Salahin, the court jailed five of the convicts to one year and four months. The sixth was sentenced to four months in prison.

In another corruption case, a civil service employee was sentenced to five years in jail with hard labor after convicting him on charges of embezzlement, including profits from telecom companies’ offers to employees of the ministry where he worked. He was also fined JD30,000.

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