Arsonist arrested after setting school, place of worship on fire

(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — Police apprehended an arsonist who set a school and a place of worship on fire in the Zarqa governorate, causing minor material damage, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. اضافة اعلان

Media spokesperson for the Public Security Department (PSD) said on Thursday that after investigating the incident, officers identified the suspect and arrested him.

The man is presumed to suffer from a mental illness and has been subsequently transferred to be psychologically evaluated. Upon the completion of the evaluation, the suspect will be referred to the judiciary.

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