Jerusalem Police on Thursday were expected to seek remand extensions for four people arrested in connection with the
collapse of a lighting rig above a stage at the capital's Mount Herzl
that killed one female soldier and injured a number of others on
Police were investigating the four, the stage
designer, an engineer, a safety consultant and one other person, for
negligent manslaughter. Accusations against them including paying bribes
to secure the job and others, Army Radio reported.
At the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court on Thursday, police asked for a week-long remand extension for the suspects.
morning, it was revealed that soldiers taking part in the rehearsals on
the stage for Remembrance and Independence Day ceremonies warned 20
minutes before the collapse that the lighting rig appeared unstable,
Army Radio reported.