Jordan Sentences Two Egyptians to Death for Murder
Jordan’s criminal court on Wednesday sentenced two Egyptian nationals to death, including one tried in absentia, after convicting them of robbing and murdering a compatriot in Amman in December 1998, reported the Jordan Times newspaper.
The tribunal sentenced to death Wasef Mohammad, 28, a construction worker, for robbing and killing his colleague, Munir Saber, on December 24, 1998.
His colleague, Imad Said, also a construction worker, who was tried in absentia, received a similar sentence for complicity in the murder, said the paper.
Wednesday's verdicts will automatically be reviewed by a higher court within 30 days, the paper said - Albawaba.com
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