Minors arrested for desecrating graves

April 19, 2010 13:33


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Seven suspects were arrested in Afula on Monday, on suspicion of desecrating graves in the Merhavia Cemetery, Afula Police reported.

The seven, including 6 minors aged 15-17 and one 19-year-old, were found through an undercover investigation, which revealed that the suspects came to the cemetery from a nearby Arab village, in order to drink, police say.According to police reports, they shattered gravestones by throwing rocks, painted grafitti, and otherwise defiled over 40 graves while drunk.


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