Celebrity singer quizzed by police for allegedly beating wife

April 18, 2015 21:08

A well-known Israeli musician was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of physically assaulting and threatening his wife, Tel Aviv police said.

The identity of the musician was not yet cleared for publication Saturday night, when he was brought for a remand extension at the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court.

Police said that the wife told them that the abuse has taken place over the past two years, and that she decided to issue a formal complaint Friday night after he came home and hit and threatened her.

He is currently being held in charges of assault and battery and making threats.

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