Draft law amending penal code toughens penalties for rape

[13-10-2021 10:38 PM]

Ammon News -

The government Wednesday submitted the legal reasoning for an amendment to the Jordanian Penal Code that abolishes article 308 of the Code which had pardoned a rapist if he married his victim.

The amendment to the draft law had been submitted to the Legislation and Opinion Bureau, Minister of State for Prime Ministry Affairs Ibrahim Jazi said in a press statement.

  • no comments

All comments are reviewed and posted only if approved.
Ammon News reserves the right to delete any comment at any time, and for any reason, and will not publish any comment containing offense or deviating from the subject at hand, or to include the names of any personalities or to stir up sectarian, sectarian or racial strife, hoping to adhere to a high level of the comments as they express The extent of the progress and culture of Ammon News' visitors, noting that the comments are expressed only by the owners.
name : *
show email
comment : *
Verification code : Refresh
write code :