Man arrested on suspicion of locking up daughter for years

January 22, 2012 08:39

An Israeli-Arab man living in Kalkiliya was arrested by Palestinian police over the weekend after officers discovered he had kept his daughter locked in a bathroom for some nine years. Palestinian police arrived at the house after receiving a tip about a man holding his daughter, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

The man was transferred to Israeli police who were investigating him. The daughter was transferred to social services.

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