Jordan sentences ex-spy chief to 13 years jail over graft




 
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Jordan sentences ex-spy chief to 13 years jail over graft
 
November 11th, 2012  
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Jordan sentences ex-spy chief to 13 years jail over graft
AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan's former spy chief, once one of the country's most feared and powerful officials, was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Sunday in the first high-profile case from an anti-corruption crackdown driven by popular protests. Retired General Mohammad al-Dahabi, who ran the country's intelligence agency from 2005 to 2009, was found guilty of money laundering, embezzlement and abuse of power, and was ordered to return $30 million. ...

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