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Sentences suspended for ex-defence minister, former MP

Nov 06, 2018 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

Supreme Court has suspended the sentences given to an ex-defense minister and a former MP.

The court asked authorities not to enforced the sentences of ex-defense minister Mohamed Nazim and former MP Ahmed Nazim, until it concludes its review of their cases.

After police found a gun in his apartment, the Criminal Court convicted the ex-defense minister 11 years in jail on 27 March 2015 for smuggling weapons. His lawyers have contended that former minister Nazim was framed and jailed ...