Man who stabbed tourists in Jerash sentenced to death by hanging

Jordan

Published: 2021-01-12 11:09

Last Updated: 2021-04-19 13:39


Man who stabbed tourists in Jerash sentenced to death by hanging
Man who stabbed tourists in Jerash sentenced to death by hanging

Tuesday, the State Security Court (SSC) sentenced the perpetrator who stabbed tourists in Jerash in 2019 to death by hanging.

As for the other two men who were accused for helping the perpetrator, one of them was sentenced to life imprisonment, while the other man was sentenced to seven years in prison.

On Nov. 6, 2019, eight people including four foreign tourists were stabbed in Jerash. The victims included tourists from Mexico and Switzerland.

Three of those stabbed were Mexican and one was Swiss. The others included two Jordanian police officers, a tour guide and a driver.