Man held for raping 9-year-old sister in law

A 35-year-old Israeli man was under arrest Tuesday for allegedly raping his sister-in-law over a 5-year period, from the time she was nine years old, police said. The alleged rapist, who was apprehended on Monday following a complaint filed with police, is also suspected of raping another young male family member, Jerusalem police spokesman Shmuel Ben-Ruby said. The suspect was remanded in custody for six days Tuesday at a Jerusalem court ahead of his indictment.