Published: 2018-11-03 12:10
Last Updated: 2018-11-03 13:00
The beggar who was filmed jumping in front of oncoming cars in Downtown Amman and refusing to move until they’ve given her money was detained on Friday, November 2.
A video of the woman, who is suspected of suffering from mental health problems, risking her life to beg for money went viral on social media yesterday.
A security source said that the woman was handed over to the Ministry of Social Development by her family, after they were promised that she would be assessed by a mental health specialist on Saturday, November 3.
The source added that the woman is a Syrian citizen and lives with her family in Al Abdali area in Amman.
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