Foreign Ministry following up case of kidnapping, assault of Jordanian woman in Libya

Jordan

Published: 2021-06-09 14:38

Last Updated: 2021-06-12 21:30


Foreign Ministry following up case of kidnapping, assault of Jordanian woman in Libya
Foreign Ministry following up case of kidnapping, assault of Jordanian woman in Libya

Wednesday, the official spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Dhaifallah Al-Fayez, said that the ministry received information about a Jordanian female being kidnapped in Libya.

In press statements, Fayez said that the ministry, in cooperation with the Libyan authorities, is following up the case.

He pointed out that the Libyan authorities reassured the Jordanian ministry of her condition after communicating with her, stressing that "the information is still preliminary."

According to initial information, the woman is in good condition.

Fayez said that the Jordanian woman appeared in a video where she was shaving her hair completely after being kidnapped. He described the video as "very disgraceful and very offensive."

No other information about the video was immediately known. 

Investigations are currently underway.