Court: Release all suspects in Mt. Herzl disaster

By MELANIE LIDMAN
April 19, 2012 16:48

The Jerusalem Magistrate Court on Thursday ordered the release, with conditions, of all four suspects that had been arrested in connection with the collapse of a lighting rig above a stage at the capital's Mount Herzl that killed one female soldier and injured a number of others.

The suspects include the two owners of the 'Itzuv Bama' company, the company engineer, and a security consultant from the public diplomacy administration.The suspects are accused of causing death by negligence, forgery and accepting bribes.Lawyers of the suspects claimed that the arrests were made prematurely and should have waited until the full investigation finished. Police said there could be additional arrests as more details come to light.

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