SSC turns down defendants' defenses in the tobacco case

[7/15/2020 11:47:40 AM]

AMMONNEWS - The State Security Court (SSC) has decided to reject defendants' defense submitted in a "tobacco case" previous hearing.

During a public session on Wednesday, headed by the civil judge, Nasser Salamat, the court announced its ruling, with attendance of defendants in the fake-cigarette case, which drew wide public attention.

Moreover, the court adjourned trial of the case until next Wednesday, to hear other defense testimonies and submit defense evidence sheets, according to the SSC.

Defense testimonies were provided to the SSC by the defendants in their personal capacity, and as representatives of the involved companies, announced the court.

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