Irbid Militant Cell Defendants Sentenced to Death

Amman, The State Security Court (SSC) in Jordan on Wednesday issued a death sentence against five members of Irbid militant cell, according to Jordanian Petra News Agency reported.

The agency said that the court also sentenced three other defendants to 15-year imprisonment with hard labor, seven others were also sentenced to 10-year prison term with hard labor, one to seven years, while the rest four terrorists with three years imprisonment with hard labor.

It added that the SSC charged Irbid Cell militants with carrying out terrorist acts that led to the death of an individual, complicity in committing terrorist acts using weapons that led to the death of an individual, manufacturing and possessing explosive substances with illicit intent and spreading terrorist ideologies.

Source: Qatar News Agency