Attorney appointed to Sharif Hassan bin Zaid who is in 'good health'

Jordan

Published: 2021-04-19 13:35

Last Updated: 2021-09-19 17:42


Attorney appointed to Sharif Hassan bin Zaid who is in 'good health'
Attorney appointed to Sharif Hassan bin Zaid who is in 'good health'

Monday, Attorney Alaa Mamoun Al-Khasawneh said that Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, who was arrested in connection with the 'sedition' case, had formally appointed him to defend him before the State Security Court (SSC).


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In a brief statement to Roya, Khasawneh confirmed that his appointment took place in the presence of Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, noting that he was in "good health."

Khasawneh confirmed that the case is still under investigation.

Notably earlier Monday, the former head of the SSC, Muhammad al-Afif, said the former head of the Royal Hashemite Court (RHC) Bassem Awadallah agreed to his request to defend him in State Security Court, who was also arrested for his involvement in the sedition case.


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On April 3, authorities announced the arrest of Awadallah, Sharif bin Zaid and others, on the grounds of undermining the security and stability of Jordan.