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Referring riot participants to the Public Prosecutor of Amman

Amman Today

publish date 2022-12-18 21:31:53

The security services referred two of the participants in a riot that had recently occurred in the Hay Nazzal area in the capital, Amman, against the backdrop of protests over the fuel hike, to the Amman Public Prosecutor.

The Amman Public Prosecutor initiated an investigation with the detainees, accusing them of inciting riots, illegal gathering, unintentionally causing damage, and setting fire.

The Public Prosecutor decided to detain the defendants for a week in the Correction and Rehabilitation Center.

A source close to the investigation told Roya that the security services have referred those arrested in riots in several areas in Amman, successively, and it is expected that the number of detainees will increase in the coming days.

The Nazzal neighborhood, along with a number of neighborhoods in the capital, Amman, witnessed riots carried out by a number of people expressing their protest against the increase in fuel prices by setting fire to tires, closing roads, and throwing stones at security men.

Earlier, the Public Security Directorate announced that it had arrested 44 people who participated in riots in a number of regions of the Kingdom.

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