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Hattar shot to death

By JT - Sep 25,2016 - Last updated at Sep 25,2016

AMMAN – Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was shot to death near the Palace of Justice in Abdali, central Amman, this morning by a gunman, Al Rai daily reported. 

The gunman was later arrested, Al Rai quoted a police officer. 

Hattar, who sparked outrage after sharing a caricature that was considered insulting to Muslims, was apparently going to attend a court session. 

He was released on bail some two weeks ago after spending some days in detention.

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