Handcuffs (illustrative photo) 370.
(photo credit: Reuters)
Reputed mobster Shalom Domrani, for years one of the main targets of the Israel
Police, was arrested last night for illegally altering a traffic
Domrani, considered the leader of a major criminal organization
based in the South, was arrested along with two associates by officers from the
National Economic Crimes Unit of the Israel Police’s LAHAV 433
According to police, the 38- year-old Domrani received a speeding
ticket in the early hours of the morning of February 3. Police said that Domrani
and his two associates then altered the police affidavit on the arrest report,
in an attempt to put the charge on a different driver.
The Rishon Lezion
Magistrate’s Court extended the remand of each of the men by four days. They
potentially face charges of aggravated counterfeiting and fraud, among other
In December, Southern District Central Investigative Unit
reported that it had cracked an attempt by rival mobsters to fire a LAW missile
at Domrani’s house.
The plot reportedly involved one would-be assassin
driving a tractor to a field near Domrani’s house on Moshav Otzem, where he
would then climb atop the raised frontloader and fire the missile at Domrani’s
Police said that if the plan had been successful, it would have
sparked an all-out gang war between Domrani’s organization and rival gangs in
Police revealed the plan soon after Domrani returned to Israel
from Morocco, where he had relocated several months earlier to escape the heat
from police investigations.