Netanyahu at cabinet meeting July 2013 370.
(photo credit: Koby Gideon/GPO)
The Central District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday filed an indictment with the
Kfar Saba Magistrate’s Court against Dor Oved for threatening to kill Prime
Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the lead-up to his release of Palestinian
prisoners last month.
In a letter that Oved sent to Netanyahu, he said,
“If you will perpetrate the release of filthy and sleazy terrorist- Arabs, or as
you call it a ‘gesture,’ someone will get hurt, I promise you, someone will get
hurt,” said the indictment.
Oved also wrote in the letter, “You will be
the first one may your name be wiped out, you sleaze,” the indictment
The letter said two times that Netanyahu “would end up like
The letter also refers to Netanyahu as “you Nazi son of a
Nazi” and “crooked,” and said “may you burn in hell, you Nazi,” according to the
The government released 26 terrorists, many with “blood on
their hands,” last month as a goodwill gesture to convince the Palestinians to
return to US-sponsored peace talks.
Oved, 22, from Mevaseret Zion, was
charged with three counts of threatening in writing to kill and illegal
possession of a knife.
Oved was already under arrest and in Rimonim
Prison since July 29 in an unrelated criminal case.
Oved tried to avoid
writing his name on the envelope with the letter, but the prison administrator
receiving the letter insisted that he write his name, said the
The letter arrived at the Prime Minister’s Office on August 4
was opened on August 8.
On August 21, when Oved was taken from prison to
be questioned by the police regarding the letter, guards found three illegal
objects on his person that could have been used to stab someone, the indictment