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Education Ministry to sue alleged teacher assailants

By JT - Feb 18,2016 - Last updated at Feb 18,2016

AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Mohammad Thneibat on Thursday was following up on a Wednesday attack on a teacher at Um Abhara Secondary School by a student and his father. 

Thneibat renewed the ministry’s rejection of assaults on teachers, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Ministry Spokesperson Walid Jallad said the minister directed the legal department to file a lawsuit against the alleged perpetrators. The ministry’s secretary general for education affairs, Mohammad Okour, visited the teacher at hospital and listened to a briefing on his health condition.



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