Massive debt collection, repair efforts underway in Issawiya

May 24, 2010 21:16

Jerusalem police, together with representatives of the Israel Tax Authority, arrested five residents of the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya on Monday, as part of an ongoing, multi-faceted operation there that is being undertaken with the participation of police and Border Patrol units, together with tax inspectors and municipality employees.

Officers also arrested seven Palestinians who had illegally entered the country, and confiscated several vehicles for outstanding debts.

The operation also includes a series of repairs to infrastructure in the east Jerusalem neighborhood.

Jerusalem police said that the operation was set to continue on Tuesday as well.

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