Israel Police and Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) on Monday night arrested three suspects who shared a video on social media where they threatened to harm the protesters in Jerusalem.
The three protesters were right-wing activists and were arrested by "Team Tequila," the Shin Bet's counterterrorism squad, N12 reported.
In the video, the three young suspects are seen in a car along with a carton of eggs and a handgun.
"We've got eggs, we've got knives, we've got weapons. We're on our way to Jerusalem to f*** the..."What was said in the video
They can be heard in the video saying "We've got eggs, we've got knives, we've got weapons. We're on our way to Jerusalem to f*** the..."
"יש ביצים, יש סכינים. בדרך לירושלים לז**ן אותם": צעירים שתכננו לפגוע במפגינים נעצרו אחרי שפרסמו סרטון ברשת | תיעוד@SuleimanMas1 pic.twitter.com/qrZOvxYu84— כאן חדשות (@kann_news) March 28, 2023
How did the police find them?
Detecting the video on social media, police and the Shin Bet began investigating. Shortly afterward, they found the three suspects in a demonstration near Cinema City in Jerusalem, one of them carrying a weapon with a license.
The suspects were residents of Yavne and the surrounding areas and were aged 26, 25 and 17. They were released by the court into house arrest.