Police agent cracks guns and drugs network in Jerusalem

An undercover police agent cracked a guns and drugs smuggling networks in Jerusalem, work leads to the arrest of 24 suspects.

April 9, 2018 16:27
Police agent cracks guns and drugs network in Jerusalem

Weapons accquired by the police agent in Jerusalem . (photo credit: POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)


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Six months of underground police work in Jerusalem led to a massive raid on Sunday night during which 24 suspects were arrested, four vehicles seized and a fake 10nis coin mold used to forge the currency captured, a police spokesperson said.   

During the operation the agent was able to acquire three M-16 assault rifles, nine hand-guns, ammunition, and 10 kg of hash.

All of  these items together were worth around half a million nis.

Since 2018 the police have used three undercover agents to combat criminal activities in Jerusalem with a special emphasis on halting  weapons smuggling and profiteering from crime.

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