SSC issues tough sentences in terror cases

Amman, The State Security Court (SSC) on Wednesday handed down tough sentences to three defendants in three separate cases related to the promotion of a terrorist organization.

The verdicts were announced during a public hearing chaired by the court’s President Colonel. Mohammed Afef.

In the first case, the SSC sentenced a suspect to two years of temporary hard labor in prison for writing papers in support of the terrorist Da’esh group, which he distributed to security officers during his detention in a rehabilitation center.

In the second, the court sentenced a defendant for promoting the Da’esh organization, already serving a 4-year jail term, for painting Da’esh drawings and posting them on the prison cell wall.

In the third, the SSC sentenced a suspect for three years in jail for promoting the terrorist Da’esh group online.

Source: Jordan News Agency