Public, private entities mourn death of officers

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AMMAN — The Cabinet mourned the death of three police officers who were killed Monday during a raid on the hideout of a man suspected of killing a police colonel while on duty in the southern Maan governorate a few days ago, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The three officers were identified as Cpt. Gaith Rahahleh, Lt. Mutaz Injada, and Cpl. Atef Shaqareen.

The prime suspect was killed in the raid and several others were arrested, an earlier statement issued by the Public Security Department informed.

The Cabinet extended heartfelt condolences to the families of the officers who, it said, “fell in the line of duty while confronting murderers, criminals, saboteurs, and adherents to takfiri ideology”.

The Cabinet vowed that there will be no tolerance for those who violate security, assault security personnel or public or private property, or take advantage of any situation to create disorder and intimidate the general Public.

Several other private and public sector figures and entities mourned the killing of the three officers, local media outlets reported.

Senate President Faisal Al-Fayez, stressed that Jordanians must not allow criminals and murderers to sow discord, and said on Al-Mamlaka TV: “I extend my deepest condolences and sincere sympathy for this great loss to His Majesty the King and to the families of the martyrs and the security services that watch out for our security and safety”.

Fayez called for rallying around the Hashemite leadership, the security services, and the armed forces, as “there are parties seeking to sow discord and make this country unstable and insecure”.

Amman Mayor Yousef Al-Shawarbeh, and the Greater Amman Municipality Council and its affiliates, mourned the “martyrs of duty and protectors of the homeland” who died defending the country’s stability and security.

The Irbid Governorate Electricity Company, represented by its board of directors and General Manager Bashar Al-Tamimi and the company’s employees mourned “with an outpouring of feelings of sadness and sorrow the martyrs of the homeland from the Public Security Directorate”.

The chairman and the Board of Commissioners of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and its employees also mourned those who fell in the line of duty while protecting the homeland from saboteurs and criminals.

The Jordanian Businessmen Association (JBA), represented by its President Hamdi Al-Tabbaa, members of its Board of Directors, the General Assembly, and the Jordanian business community also mourned “the martyrs who joined a constellation of martyrs of the homeland while carrying out their official duty”.

The Jordanian Evangelical Council of Churches also expressed condolences and sympathy to the Jordanian families “whose sons died as martyrs of duty in a confrontation with the Takfiris who do not belong to the homeland”.

A statement signed by the head of the council, retired Major General Imad Al-Maayah, said that al churches in the council “shares the pain of the one Jordanian family for the loss of our righteous sons, victims of terrorism and extremism, offers condolences to all the families of the victims and wish speedy recovery to the injured”.

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