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Abu Tir to be released, exiled next week
ByJPOST.COM STAFF,
July 14, 2010 15:01
J'lem court rules that Hamas member must post bail prior to release.
Palestinian lawmaker Mohammed Abu Teir speaks duri

Muhammad Abu Tir 311. (photo credit:Associated Press)

The Jerusalem Magistrate's Court on Wednesday ruled that Hamas  member and legislator Muhammad Abu Tir will be released from detention and exiled from the country next Sunday, if he can post bail of NIS 50,000.

He is also required to post NIS 100,000 self-bail and NIS 100,000 third-party bail.

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Abu Tir was imprisoned for refusing to leave Jerusalem after Interior Minister Eli Yishai invalidated his Jerusalem residence permit along with three other Palestinian legislators for their affiliation with terror group Hamas.

The Hamas leader, a resident of Sur Bahir, a village located within the municipal boundaries of Jerusalem, previously claimed that the police informed him that he had lost his status as a permanent resident of the city because of his membership in Hamas. He failed to comply with a court order to leave Jerusalem by June 30.

Abu Tir was first arrested in 1974 and sentenced to 16 years in prison for security-related offenses. He was released 13 years later.

In 1989 he was arrested for a second time, this time on charges of possession of weapons. He was sentenced to 13 months in prison.

Between 1990 and 2005 he spent eight years in prison on charges of membership in the armed wing of Hamas and trading in weapons.
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