The Beersheba Magistrate's Court ruled on
Wednesday to extend the remand of Asher Dahan, the 42-year-old Elad
resident suspected of murdering Rabbi Elazar Abuchatzeira late last
Abuchatzeira, a well-known religious figure and grandson of the Baba
Sali, was stabbed in the upper body by a visitor to his Beersheba
yeshiva last month.
Paramedics attempted to resuscitate him, but the Rabbi died en route to hospital.
visitors to the yeshiva captured Dahan, 42, minutes after the incident
and handed him over to police. Dahan was immediately arrested and
remanded in custody.