Police officer charged in fatal J'lem shooting

By ETGAR LEFKOVITS
January 9, 2006 18:13
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An Israeli border police officer who shot dead an east Jerusalem man during a routine arrest operation which turned violent last year has been charged with manslaughter, the Justice Ministry said Monday. The fatal November 9 shooting, which spurred a night of Arab rioting, was found to have been unjustified by a justice ministry investigation. The officer, who has been suspended from active duty, was indicted following a personal hearing on the case, the ministry said.



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