The Kfar Saba Magistrate's Court on Friday released a Yitzhar resident who was arrested on suspicion of his involvement in the settler rampage in Asira el-Kibliyeh on September 13.
Judea and Samaria Police said after Thursday's arrest that the suspect, whose name was not released, was suspected of firing his M16 rifle in the Arab village after the stabbing of a boy by a Palestinian in Yitzhar set off the rampage into nearby Arab areas.
However, the judge said the arrest was illegal and slammed both Judea and Samaria Police and the State Prosecution.
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