14 Arrests, Incitement Material and Weapons Seized During Raids in East Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria

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Weapons and Incitement Material Seized in Hebron by Israel Police. Photo by Israel Police Spokesperson

14 Arrests, Incitement Material and Weapons Seized During Raids in East Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria

Written by Ilana Messika/TPS on December 05, 2016

The Israel Police Spokesperon stated that police officers in collaboration with the Border Police had seized illegal weapons and incitement material during nightly raids in the Hebron area. During the searches, the security forces found an fn8 pistol, a shotgun, ammunition, a vest, a computer, as well as incitement material. A father and his son have been arrested on  possession suspiscions and are currently under investigation.

The Police arrested on Monday morning six people on suspiscion of incitement to violence and terrorism, and supporting terrorist organizations on social networks during coordinated raids in East Jerusalem villages. During the recent weeks, the suspects had published on Facebook and Instagram messages and materials of incitement to violence and terrorism leading to responses from thousands of followers corroborating those statements. Computers were also seized from the suspects.

The IDF Spokesperson stated the Israeli army and security forces had arrested eight wanted men during nightly raids in Judea and Samaria, on suspicions of involvement in terrorist activities and, in violent mass disturbances towards civilians and security forces. All the suspects were transferred to the relevant forces for further questioning.

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