Main suspect in police killing shot dead in Maan raid
PSD and GDG stated that the main suspect in the killing of Warrant officer Jafar Rababah last month was killed during a dawn raid on a house in Maan, some 220km south of Amman.
Meanwhile, a gendarmerie officer was injured during the raid, and was listed in fair condition, according to a joint statement from the Public Security Department (PSD) and the General Directorate of Gendarmerie(GDG).
"The joint force implemented the rules of engagement after the suspect resisted arrest and fired at the force," the statement said.
The statement expressed its thanks and appreciation for the cooperation of the people in Maan with the security force, appreciating the positive and professional role played by all mass media nationally, and responsible manner during the course of the investigation of this issue.