Hagai Amir given additional half year in prison

The Netanya Magistrate's Court on Thurday sentenced Hagai Amir, brother of Yigal Amir, to serve an extra half year in prison for making threats on former prime minister Ariel Sharon's life. Hagai Amir was previously found guilty of conspiring to murder Yitzhak Rabin and recieved a sentence of 16 years. Amir had apparently told prison guards that with one phone call he could arrange the assassination of Sharon.