5 haredim arrested for blocking Jerusalem excavation site
03 August 2014 17:41
Police arrested five haredim residents of Jerusalem Sunday morning for attempting to block the Israel Antiquities Authority from excavating a site outside the Old City.
Police did not state what was being excavated or why the ultra-Orthodox men objected to the dig.
After being questioned by officers, the five unidentified suspects were taken into custody and were awaiting arraignment at Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court.