Cleared for publication: 2 suspects accused of sexual abuse

September 8, 2010 18:48


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Two workers at a home for wards of the state were arrested by police for the sexual and physical abuse of some of the residents staying at the facility, it was cleared for publication on Wednesday.

The two suspects, from a city in Israel's coastal plain, were brought to a Magistrate's Court on Wednesday to have their remands extended six days while the police investigation continues. It is alleged that the two encouraged, photographed and participated in sexual acts between residents within their care.

Most of the details regarding the case and ongoing investigation are still under court-ordered gag order.

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