AMMAN —AlGhad— The Attorney General ordered the detention of the suspect in the assault of a 16-year-old Syrian girl in Irbid, north of Jordan, a police source confirmed.
The detainee is said to have attacked the child with a blade, maiming her face.
According to sources with the police, the attacker apparently had an altercation with the victim’s cousin right before he slashed her face and took off.
The young girl was hospitalised and is currently in fair health condition.
She stated via video on social media that she had never met her assailant, who also beat up her cousin without provocation.