Published: 2019-10-08 17:33
Last Updated: 2019-10-09 09:15
A man has been sentenced to six months in prison for firing random shots in Zarqa governorate.
The defendant had asked a man to forcefully give him an amount of money, yet the man had refused, which prompted the former to fire several gunshots at the man's shop.
The decision was issued during a public hearing held at the Zarqa Criminal Magistrate Court, where the defendant was charged with possessing an unlicensed firearm in accordance with Articles 3,4 and 11 of the firearms law and with firing random gunshots in accordance with Article 330/1 of the Penal Code.
Fees will also be imposed on the charged and the firearm that was in his possession will be confiscated.
Earlier in September, another man was sentenced to four months in prison for firing random shots in the air in Al-Rashid neighborhood in Amman.
The defendant was also charged with possessing unlicensed firearm and for firing random gunshots.