Beersheba police on Monday night managed to return three kids to their mother
within Israel after they were taken to the West Bank by their grandmother
earlier in the day, Negev Police said Tuesday.
According to police, the
woman arrived at the Beersheba police station in tears, saying that her mother
took her three children aged three, four, and five by force from her house and
took off to the West Bank, where she gave them to her estranged
The woman told police that her mother took the kids in a bid to
convince her to return to her husband, police said.
She said that her
mother originally tried to convince her to give her the children willingly, only
using force when she denied her request.
Officers from the Beersheba
subdistrict managed to call the father and convince him to turn over the
children, police said, adding that later Monday night the children’s uncle
arrived at a West Bank checkpoint with the children, where he handed them over
They have since been reunited with their mother, police said.