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Driver who killed 8-year-old on Yom Kippur sentenced to 9 years in prison

A man who ran over and killed an eight-year-old child in Tel Aviv on Yom Kippur in 2019 was sentenced to nine years in prison on Tuesday.
Amir Abu Laban, a 21-year-old resident of Ramla, was indicted in January for second-degree murder, obstruction of justice, conspiracy to commit a crime, drug trafficking and drug possession.
According to the indictment, Amir Abu Laban, a 21-year-old resident of Ramla, drove to the Tel Aviv area to sell drugs to several clients. He ran over Itay Margie as he was riding his bicycle, a popular Yom Kippur activity among secular Israelis.
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