Wednesday, November 1, 2023

UAE Receives Jordan’s Wanted Terrorist


On Wednesday, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported that the Jordanian authorities have handed over a convicted terrorist to the UAE. Khalaf Abdul Rahman Al-Rumaithi, a citizen of the UAE, was sentenced in absentia to 15 years in 2013 for establishing a secret organization affiliated with the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood. The transfer was made in accordance with an arrest warrant and agreements on legal and judicial cooperation of the Arab Interior Ministers’ Council, which is responsible for prosecuting criminals who flee justice in Arab countries. Al-Rumaithi will be retried on the same charges under the UAE’s Criminal Procedural Law.

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