VIDEO: Man beaten, kidnapped on a busy highway in Jordan
21 Sep 2021
A videograb shows the kidnapping in Amman.
Gulf Today Report
A video of the beating and kidnapping of a young man in the middle of the highway is doing the rounds on social media, which has irked residents in Jordan.
The social media users wondered about the lack of security and criminal activities reaching at a frightening level, especially with the recurrence of burglaries and crimes in the recent period.
The incident took place, on Saturday evening, in the Jabal Al-Nuzha area in the capital, Amman, where a number of people attacked a young man and put him in the trunk of the vehicle, to the astonishment of the residents at the place.
According to the residents of the area, a few days ago, the young man reported a group of drug traffickers, and a few days later, a number of people with previous criminal records assaulted and kidnapped the young man.
The media spokesman for the Public Security Directorate said that the video circulating on social media, in which a group of people assaulted and kidnapped a person, took place in the Nuzha area in the capital, where a quarrel erupted between a group of people with criminal precedents, following a dispute.
They kidnapped the person, put him in a vehicle, and left the place.
The media spokesman added that after investigating the case, it was found that the person who was kidnapped was left alone, after they drove for a short distance, and he was summoned and stated that he had a dispute with these people following a previous case, and the vehicle used by the people was seized and the search for them is underway.