Reuters Mohamed Hamed
The Director of Jordanian Public Security, Major General Hussein Al-Hawatmeh, ordered the arrest of an officer and police personnel, after the spread of a video showing their “transgression and improper dealings” with a member of the Jordanian army.
A spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said, “General Al-Hawatmeh ordered, after verifying the authenticity of the video that was circulated, the arrest of an officer and individuals in the Police Correction and Rehabilitation Center, for their transgression and violation of the law and norms and their incorrect dealings with a member of the valiant armed forces.”
He added that Major General Al-Hawatmeh “has instructed the police judiciary to expedite the completion of investigations, take the most stringent legal measures, and arrest the officer and the individuals who appeared in the video, in order to enforce deterrent penalties against transgressors pursuant to the provisions of law.
He continued, “The Public Security Directorate will not hesitate to deal with any individual transgressions that do not reflect the true picture of its firm principles in applying the rule of law within a framework of accountability and accountability, nor does it reflect the brotherhood relationship with the comrades of arms from the Jordanian Armed Forces, which we consider the umbrella that remains for us.” We stand shoulder to shoulder with their children, on every inch of the pure wealth of our homeland, to defend its security and protection. “
He stressed that the Directorate, “as it is concerned with enforcing the law and preserving the security and safety of citizens, will not accept any violation of laws by one of its employees, and it will take all deterrent measures to ensure the protection of rights.”
A video clip appeared on social media, showing the officer and two police officers pulling out an item wearing a military uniform and forcibly putting it into a vehicle belonging to them.
By God, look at where the situation of the Jordanians has reached with the security authorities. A soldier wearing the Arab army emblem is humiliated and wipes the land with his dignity pic.twitter.com/2CH1qW7RXq
– Adnan Malkawi (@ SunMlk64) May 8, 2021
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