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The Haifa district attorney charged three men and a minor with robbing and
assaulting an 82- year-old woman in the Haifa District Court on
The defendants are a 45-year-old Haifa resident, his minor son
and two brothers, Jihad and Ziad Shehadeh. Jihad and Ziad are residents of the
West Bank and were staying illegally in Israel, the indictment says.
victim, an octogenarian nun living in Haifa, was attacked and robbed in her home
According to the indictment, the attack happened after the
minor went to case the victim’s house with his dog, while the other defendants
waited outside the house.
Shortly afterward, the victim left her house to
empty the trash, and left her gate and door unlocked. As she returned to the
house, the defendants allegedly rushed forward, pushed open her door and grabbed
her. Wearing masks, the defendants bound the 82-year-old and gagged her with
duct tape, knocked her down, crushed her face and stepped on her chest, the
To avoid more beatings, the victim played dead while the
defendants searched her house and took NIS 4,000, according to the indictment.
They then allegedly fled, leaving the elderly woman bound and alone.