Court extends detention for man suspected of murdering dad

The Rishon Lezion Magistrate's court extended the detention on Saturday night of Tripolin Rahamim Wasa, the 27-year-old Netanya man arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of stabbing to death his 78-year-old father, Almayahu Wasa. 

Wasa is also suspected of abusing illegal drugs.

Judge Rachel Karlinsky also ordered that Wasa undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

Wasa is currently being treated in the Laniado Hospital and has been hospitalized six times in the past for psychiatric treatment, his attorney said.
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