Petah Tikva mayor's attempted murderer remanded

By YIGAL GRAYEFF
April 3, 2006 23:20

 
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One man was remanded on Monday for a week on suspicion of planning an attack on the mayor of Petah Tikva, while another three were remanded for up to eight days for stealing weapons from an army base near Gedera. The two cases were discovered by an undercover agent working for the police, identified only as "SB," who began working for them after being arrested for robbery three months ago, police said. He was 'recruited' to place a bomb under the vehicle of Mayor Yitzhak Ohayon by a senior unnamed criminal who felt humiliated after the demolition of an unlicensed building he owned. The suspect himself is well-known in the Sharon area as an underworld arbitrator and has been identified with a criminal organization by Central District Police.

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