'The two men will not be handed over to Baghdad,' a government spokesman said. 'The crime was committed in Jordan - premeditated murder - and they will be tried for it here and very soon.' He said the two would be tried in a regular court.
The killing of Moayyad Hassan Naji al-Janabi in the Jordanian capital is believed to have been ordered by Baghdad as a warning to potential dissidents. Janabi's family held a small, private funeral for him yesterday. Jordanian security officers outnumbered mourners.Reuse content