Identity of border police officer arrested for killing of Palestinian in Nakba Day riot revealed

December 14, 2014 13:39

District courts released the identity of the border police guard arrested for the killing of Palestinian teen Nadim Nuwara, 17, during Nakba day riots earlier this year.

The young man, Ben Deri, 21, has been inactive in the police force since the incident in May.

Investigation into the incident revealed that the officer used live ammunition and not rubber bullets, in violation of the rules of engagement for using deadly force.

Deri denies the allegations.

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