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Police said Sunday that new and damning evidence has been obtained against the
parents suspected of abusing their four-month- old twins.
was made by a police representative to the Tel Aviv Magistrates’ Court during a
remand hearing for the parents.
During the court session the police
representative described the new evidence against the parents as a “smoking
The court extended the father’s remand by three days, and the
mother’s remand by 24 hours.
Attorney Zion Amir, who represents the
parents, dismissed the claims and said police have not demonstrated any progress
in their investigation against his clients.
“You haven’t progressed by a
centimeter,” Amir said during the court session.
The mother of the twins
was re-arrested on Saturday night
, days after failing a lie detector test which
was taken while she was under house arrest.
Amir described the
development as “scandalous,” and recounted in court how he made a “furious” call
to police demanding to know what led to the re-arrest.
Last week, the
couple’s four-month- old boy died in hospital.
Doctors said serious
internal injuries were caused by physical abuse prior to the arrest.
parents said they have not harmed the babies, and that a rare genetic disease
may have caused the injuries.