Drug-related crimes increase in Jordan

Jordan

Published: 2022-09-24 12:23

Last Updated: 2022-12-05 07:51


Drug-related crimes increase in Jordan
Drug-related crimes increase in Jordan

Jordan has been witnessing an unprecedented increase in crimes related to the possession and abuse of drugs during the past 10 years, criminology professor Khawla Al-Hassan told Roya Friday.

Hassan added that around every 27 minutes, a drug crime occurs in Jordan.

She indicated that drug abuse among juveniles has increased by 300 percent during the last period.

Notably, a drug-related crime is a crime to use, possess, manufacture, or distribute drugs.