Youth arrested after making girl swallow pills

Rehovot Police arrested an 18-year-old over Tuesday night suspected of attacking his girlfriend and forcing her to swallow sleeping pills with the intent of killing her. The girl claimed that it wasn't the first time that her boyfriend had tried to get her to swallow the pills. According to the girl, she swallowed two of the pills. When she started to feel sick, she was taken to Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot. The boy was arrested and taken for investigation. He is set to be taken on Wednesday morning to the Rishon Letzion Magistrate's Court to extend his remand.