Tel Aviv man arrested for threatening to kill Facebook Israel chief

January 1, 2017 11:12

Police have arrested a Tel Aviv man, 37, on suspicion of threatening to murder the general manager of Facebook Israel, Adi Soffer Teeni, Israel Radio reported Sunday.

The suspect was apprehended after he wrote threatening remarks directed at Teeni and her associates in a post on the popular social media network. According to Israel Radio, the suspect has a history of psychiatric illness. The Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court has extended his remand in police custody.

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