A week after police proudly announced they shut down an enormous cocaine smuggling network involving senior Israeli mobsters and Panamanian criminals, alleged underworld kingpin and explosives expert Amir Mulner, who was a suspect in the case, was released from custody on Tuesday.
Police released Mulner after they failed to find sufficient evidence linking him to the case, but the alleged senior mob figure will remain in jail as he is serving sentences in other cases, Army Radio reported.
It appears that another senior mobster who was a suspect in the case, Ze'ev Rosenstein, will also be let off the hook due to lack of sufficient evidence linking him to the network.
Rosenstein is currently serving a 12-year prison sentence for managing an international ecstasy smuggling network.
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