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Court hears defence in 'Irbid terror cell' case

By JT - Nov 21,2016 - Last updated at Nov 21,2016

AMMAN — The State Security Court (SSC) on Monday heard statements from the defence in the “Irbid terror cell” case, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Twenty-one defendants are being tried, and the SSC has hired lawyers for those unable to pay for representation.

The defendants are accused of committing terrorist acts that caused deaths, using weapons in terrorist acts, manufacturing explosives to commit terrorist acts and possessing weapons and ammunition to commit terrorist acts.

Other charges include planning to carry out terrorist acts and promoting terrorist ideologies.

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